Sunday morning brief

Good morning Western Isles this is your morning brief

On this Sunday morning, we are seeing winds gusting 50 to 60 mph. We are seeing rain and showers. Some of these are heavy in places. Overnight low of 7.7C

A reminder we remain under a Met Office yellow weather warning for wind from 1200 today until 2100 this evening. (This could become updated later today) So please check the Met Office website or app for the very latest.

We are also under a SEPA flood alert. Further details can be found via the SEPA website.

Today – We are going to see further spells of rain which will be heavy at times. This will turn increasingly squally as the day goes on and for a time merge into some longer spells of rain. The odd shower could be thundery with a chance of some of the showers being mixed with hail. In between some blue skies and sunshine. We are going to see winds gusting 50 to 60 mph widely. At times during the morning and afternoon gusting 70 to 75 mph. For the far north of Lewis and South Uist and Barra, we could see some gusts reaching 80 mph. Winds will ease down later this evening. The very worst of the strongest winds will stay out to sea. Winds will be from the West and South West. Temps of 5C to 11C but feeling colder in the wind chill.

Monday – Sunshine and showers with winds gusting 30 to 40 mph. Variable amounts of cloud with plenty of dry conditions.

Tuesday – Light winds and scattered showers. Sunshine and chilly.

Wednesday – Mainly fine and dry. Plenty of cloud with some sunny spells.

Please do NOT use Western Isles Weather for the protection of life and property please follow local and national government issued warnings and advice. Please have more than one source for weather information in extreme weather, Such as the Met office.

Have a great day.

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