Friday morning brief

Good morning Western Isles this is your Friday morning brief

On this Friday morning, we are seeing a cold start to the day. Most places are seeing snow and ice this morning. Further wintry showers and a mixture of clear skies and cloud. Winds under 10 mph. Overnight low of -1.7C at South Uist but a few places have had lower temperatures.

A reminder we are under a Met Office yellow weather warning snow and ice until 12:00 today. 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.

Today – Further wintry showers but these should decrease in frequency as the day goes on. We are going to see some decent spells of sunshine in the breaks in the cloud. Widespread frost and ice that will persist throughout the day. Temps will struggle above freezing today max highs expected to be 4C. Winds under 20 mph but gusting 30 mph this evening. Winds will be from the North West but coming from the South West from mid afternoon.

Saturday – Milder with spells of rain. This rain will be heavy at times. Blustery winds.

Sunday – Wet and windy with a risk of gales winds gusting 40 to 50 mph.

Monday – Blustery showers and these will be wintry at times.

Have a great day.

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