Wednesdays forecast – Northerly Blast

Good Evening Western Isles on this Tuesday evening we are seeing a number of showers moving across the Western Isles. Some of these heavy and wintry. in between some clear spells.

Overnight – We are going to see further showers and some of these will be heavy and wintry. A few of the showers could be thunder in nature. In between plenty of clear skies and risk of frost and ice in more sheltered areas. Winds will increase gusting 20 to 40 mph with some gusting 50 mph.

Morning – Showers some of these heavy and possibly merging into longer spells of rain. Wintry and times with risk of thunderstorms. In between some decent and prolonged sunshine. Strong gusty winds. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph.

Afternoon – the cloud will thicken in we are going to see further strong winds. Heavy rain. That again will be wintry at times with chance of thunderstorms. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph.

Evening – A mixture of clear skies and cloud. Winds will swing to come from the North East and slowly start to ease. The showers are expected to become more scattered. Winds of 20 to 40 mph.

Winds will be Northerly and North Easterly direction and temps will range from 2C to 8C but it will feel colder in the wind chill.

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 06:49 and 20:10

South Uist – 06:54 and 20:13

A few signs that we could see more settled and spring weather for the weekend and into next week. I will keep you updated.


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