Friday’s forecast – Some actual windy weather later

Thursday `forecast proved tricker then I expected with rain and drizzle lingering for parts of Lewis and Harris. One of those learning points.

On this Thursday evening, we are seeing a mixture of clear skies and cloud with some scattered showers. Winds under 10 mph and today’s high of 8C

A reminder we are under a Met Office yellow weather warning for ice until 10:00 Friday morning. The full warning and latest updates can be found on the Met Office website or app.

Overnight – A mixture of clear skies and cloud with some frost and ice in places. It should be mainly fine and dry but the odd scattered shower cannot be ruled out. Temps down to -1C in places but most staying above freezing. Winds under 15 mph

Morning and afternoon – Fine and dry with plenty of cloud. A few sunny spells, the odd scattered shower cannot be ruled out. Winds of 10 to 30 mph gusting 40 mph strongest for Uist and Barra.

Evening – Some scattered showers moving in. A chance of some heavier rain moving in very late into the evening. Winds gusting 30 to 40 mph widely for the Uist and Barra gusting 50 to possibly 60 mph for a time.

Winds will be from the South and South East. Temps of -1C to 7C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 09:01 and 16:09

South Uist – 09:00 and 16:19

3 days ahead

Saturday – Windy with showers and these heavy at times.

Sunday – Showery with blustery winds.

Monday – Sunshine and showers.

Have a great evening.

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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