Friday’s forecast – Make the most of the sunshine.

Good evening Western Isles on this Thursday evening we are seeing a mixture of clear skies and cloud. A few scattered showers but most places are dry with winds increasing. Winds of 20 to 40 mph.

A reminder a Met Office yellow weather warning for snow and ice across the Western Isles on Saturday. Please see the Met Office website or app for the latest.

Overnight – We are going to see clear skies and cloud. Some frost and ice in places. Some light rain and drizzle moving into Uist and Barra. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. Gusting 50 mph for Uist and Barra.

Morning and afternoon. We are going to see some decent and prolonged sunshine. Variable amounts of cloud. Some light rain and drizzle but most places are going to be dry. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 possibly 60 mph for Uist and Barra.

Evening – A mixture of clear skies and cloud. It should be mainly dry. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph possibly 60 mph for Uist and Barra.

Winds will be from the South East. Temps of 0C to 4C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 08:06 and 17:15

South Uist – 08:07 and 17:22

3 days ahead

Saturday – Rain sleet and snow with a risk of a few cm. Winds gusting 20 to 40 mph widely with some gusts reaching 50 to 60 mph at times and for the Uist and Barra we could see 70 mph.

Sunday – Heavy rain and milder. Winds gusting 30 to 40 mph. Reaching 50 to 60 mph at times with some gusts in the afternoon reaching 70 to 75 mph for Uist and Barra.

Monday – Overcast lighter blustery winds staying mild.

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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