Tuesday’s forecast – Rain sandwich.

Good evening, Western Isles on this Monday evening we are seeing rain and showers. These are heavy in places. Mainly overcast with some dry spots with a few clear skies. Today’s high of 9.7C and winds under 10 mph for most but gusting 30 mph for Uists and Barra.

We remain under a Scottish Environment Protection Agency flood alert for the Western isles. The full flood alert and latest updates can be found via the SEPA website.

Overnight – We are going to see some heavy rain. This will become persistent for a time. Some clear spells but the cloud will dominate. Winds under 20 mph but some gusts reaching 40 possibly 50 mph for the Uists and Barra during the early hours of the morning.

Morning and afternoon – We are going to see mainly overcast conditions with some sunny spells. A few showers with a risk of some longer spells of rain at times in the afternoon. Some drizzle later in the day. Winds of 10 to 30 mph.

Evening – Heavy rain will sweep across the entire Western Isles. This will become persistent at times and slow moving. Winds of 10 to 30 mph.

Winds will be from the South West. Temps of 8C to 13C

Sunrise and Sunset
Stornoway – 08:19 and 16:01
South Uist – 08:18 and 16:08

3 days ahead

Wednesday – Heavy overnight rain and some sunny spells. Winds gusting 20 to 30 mph.

Thursday – Showers start to the day. Possibly wintry at times. Turning colder and drier with a risk of frost and ice later. Windy start winds easing later.

Friday – Spells of rain heavy at times. Strong winds gusting 40 to 50 mph.

Have a great evening.

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