Friday’s forecast and beyond for the Western Isles – Squally showers

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Good evening Western Isles on this Thursday evening we are seeing rain and showers moving across the Western Isles this heavy in places. A mixture of clear skies and cloud. Winds gusting 40 to 50 mph and today’s high of 7.7C

Fridays set up – Low pressure to the North of Scotland a strong North Westerly airflow. High pressure builds later in the day.

Overnight – A mixture of clear skies and cloud with squally showers. These wintry at times possibly thundery. Winds of 20 to 40 mph.

Morning and afternoon – Further squally showers these heavy at times. At times wintry in nature with hail and sleet. Some thundery showers are possible. Some decent spells of sunshine in between. Winds of 20 to 40 mph easing as the day goes on.

Evening – These showers becoming more scattered. A mixture of clear skies and cloud. Winds easing under 20 mph.

Winds will be from the West and North West. Temps of 2C to 8C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 09:00 and 15:35

South Uist – 08:58 and 15:46

Outlook

Saturday – A fairly overcast day with spells of rain heavy at times. Winds of 20 to 45 mph strongest in the middle of the day.

Sunday – Rain and showers brisk winds. With possible gale force winds into the evening gusting 50 mph. Becoming milder. Winds will be from the South East shifting South West later. Temps of 5C to 10C

Monday – Strong winds to start the day gusting 50 to 60 mph heavy rain and showers at times. Winds easing as the day goes on from the South East. Temps of 8C to 10C

Tuesday – Heavy and persistent rain with strong winds gusting 50 to 60 mph. Winds will be from the South West. Temps of 7C to 12C

Have a great evening.

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