Friday forecast – Goodbye cold hello wind.

Good evening Western Isles on this Thursday evening we are seeing a cold and icy night with temps at or below zero for most. A few scattered showers but its largely dry with a mixture of clear skies and cloud. Winds under 20 mph.

A reminder we remain under a Met Office yellow weather warning for ice until 1000 Friday morning the full warning and latest updates can be found via the Met Office website or app.

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.

Overnight – A chilly night we are going to see further frost and ice. But it will become milder as the night goes on. We are going to see some wintry showers but most places staying dry with clear skies and cloud. Winds of 10 to 20 mph but into the early hours gusting 30 to 40 mph.

Morning and afternoon – It will be milder. Overcast conditions with spells of rain which will be heavy at times. Some sunny spells. The heaviest of the rain into the late afternoon. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph for the Uists and Barra.

Evening – Frequent heavy showers across the islands. A much milder evening. The cloud dominating and winds of 20 to 40 mph.

Winds will be from the North and North East. Temps of -2C to 9C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 08:53 and 15:38

South Uist – 08:51 and 15:49

3 days ahead

Saturday – Sunshine and showers with some outbreaks of heavy morning rain. Winds of 20 to 40 mph.

Sunday – Sunshine and cloud with scattered showers and lighter winds.

Monday – Sunshine and cloud. Cold with light winds.

Have a great evening.

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