Met Office yellow weather warning of wind for the Western Isles 16th February 2021

Good evening all. Earlier this evening the Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for winds for the Western Isles from 04:00 Tuesday morning until 18:00 Tuesday evening.

The full warnings and latest updates can be found here

At this stage wind speeds don’t look they will be as strong as we saw on Sunday where 80 to 85 mph was reached at times. The very strongest of the winds will be for Uist and Barra again around 60 to 70 mph for Lewis and Harris 50 to 65 mph. I will have a full in depth forecast for tomorrow later this 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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