Friday morning brief

Good morning Western Isles this is your Friday morning brief

On this Friday morning, we are seeing sleet and snow showers moving across the Western Isles. These are heavy in places. We are seeing some rain mixed in as well. This is giving some snow accumulations in places to lower levels. Frost and ice widespread and its making driving conditions challenging in places. A mixture of clear skies and cloud. Overnight low of 1.4C winds have ease under 20 mph but we have seen gusts reaching 40 mph.

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

Today – We are going to see further frost and ice widely. This will persist in places throughout the day and once again into the evening. We are going to see wintry showers. Heavy and squally at times with some snow falling at times. This will lead to accumulations to lower levels and result in covering in places. A mixture of clear skies and cloud with some sunshine at times. Some places seeing mainly sleet showers. Winds of 10 to 30 mph from the North West. Temps of -2C to 5C

Saturday – A cold overcast day with wintry showers and sunny spells. Further frost and ice.

Sunday – Cold icy wintry showers sunny spells.

Monday – Cold with wintery showers.

Have a great day.

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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