Saturdays forecast – cold and wintry.

Good evening Western Isles on this Friday evening we are seeing cold and icy conditions across the Western isles. Frost and ice widely. Wintry sleet and snow showers with snow for many. Winds are coming in from the North and North East around 10/30 mph. Temps close to or below freezing.

A reminder we remain under a Met Office yellow weather warning for snow and ice until 10:30 Saturday morning. The full warnings and latest updates can be found via the met office website or app.

Overnight – further snow and ice with additional accumulations of snowfall which could result in a couple of cm In places. Some snow could fall a sleet and rain. Temperature will be at or below freezing for most overnight. Winds of 10/30mph.

Morning and afternoon – further rounds of sleet and snow showers. Heavy at times adding to the accumulations that have already fallen. There is risk of some of the snow showers turning to rain. Some sunshine so there will be a little snowmelt. Staying icy. Winds of 10/30 mph.

Evening – another evening of widespread frost and ice. Cold with further wintery sleet, snow and some rain showers. Becoming more scattered as the evening goes on. Winds of 10/30 mph.

Winds will be from the North West. Temps of -3C to 5C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 08:49 and 16:26

South Uist – 08:47 and 16:35

3 days ahead

Sunday – cold wintry showers

Monday – a little milder sunshine and showers.

Tuesday – cold icy start sunshine and showers later.

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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