Sunday morning brief

Good morning Western Isles this is your Sunday morning brief

On this Sunday morning, we are seeing spells of rain which are heavy in places. Some dry interludes. Winds have been gusting to 40 mph for parts of Lewis and Harris. For Uist and Barra, we have seen winds gusting 60 to 70 mph. The highest gust so far of 75 mph. Today highs of 7.1C

A reminder we are under a Met Office yellow weather warning for wind until 23:59 this evening. Please refer to the Met Office website or app for the latest. The Western Isles is under a Scottish Environment Protection Agency Flood alert and 6 flood warnings. See the SEPA website for the latest.

Today – Spells of rain which will be heavy at times. Becoming more showery with drier interludes into the late evening. Winds of 30 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph widely. For Uist and Barra gusting 70 to 80 mph. Some slightly higher gusts cannot be ruled out. Winds will be from the South East and Shifting Sout West in the afternoon. Temps of 5C to 9C

Monday – Mild overcast blustery winds and showers. Lighter winds.

Tuesday – Strong winds and spells of heavy rain. Staying mild.

Wednesday – Heavy rain sunny spells and strong winds.

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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