Thursday morning brief

Good morning Western Isles this is your morning brief

On this Thursday morning, we are seeing a cold and icy start to the day. Widespread frost and ice. Some snow has fallen to lower levels in places. We are seeing further rain sleet and snow showers moving across the Western Isles. A mixture of clear skies and cloud. Winds of 10 to 30 mph. Overnight low of 0.1c at Stornoway and 2.6C at South Uist range. There are places where temps have fallen below freezing.

A reminder we are under a Met Office yellow weather warning for snow and Ice across the Western Isles until 12:00 Thursday afternoon. The full warning and latest updates can be found via the Met Office website or app.

Across the highlands and islands on Wednesday Stornoway was the sunniest with 1.6 hours of sunshine.

Today – We are going to see some decent and prolonged spells of sunshine. It’s going to stay icy throughout the day. Some mist and low cloud with fog at times. Further showers wintry at times with sleet and snow. some of these heavy and possibly thundery. Winds under 20 mph. Temps of -2C to 6C

Friday – A cold start to the day. Winds will increase and it will become milder later. Winds will gust 40 to 50 mph with some rain moving into the late evening.

Saturday – Sunshine and showers. Winds gusting 30 to 40 mph.

Sunday – Overcast breezy but mainly dry.

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.

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Have a great day.

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