Sunday’s forecast – Staying fairly windy but not strong as on Saturday

Good evening Western isles on this Saturday evening we are seeing a mixture of clear skies and cloud. Scattered showers heavy in places especially across Lewis. Winds are still gusting 40 to 50 mph this evening and today’s high of 12.8C

A reminder a Scottish Environment Protection Agency Flood alert remains in force for the Western Isles as well as flood warnings for Stornoway and Eriskay. The latest can be found via the SEPA website.

Overnight – A mixture of clear skies and cloud with squally showers these heavy at times. Possibly wintry and thundery at times. winds of 20to 40 mph with some gusts reaching 50 mph.

Morning and afternoon – Sunshine and cloud with squally showers these heavy and persistent at times. Some of these could be wintry possibly thundery at times. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph at times.

Evening – Further squally showers some merging into some longer spells of rain at times. Some clear spells and plenty of cloud. Winds easing a little around 10 to 30 mph gusting 40 mph.

Winds will be from the South and South West. Temps of 6C to 10C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 09:12 and 15:47

South Uist – 09:10 and 15:58

Outlook

Monday and Tuesday – Colder with wintry showers and brisk winds. Some sleet and snow showers at times. Winds will be from the North and North West around 20 to 40 mph. Temps of 1C to 4C

Wednesday – A colder start but becoming milder as the day goes on with rain spreading in later in the evening. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph. Winds will be from the North West shifting south and South West later. Winds under 20 mph gusting 50 mph later. Temps of 1C to 7C

Thursday – Rain sleet and snow showers moving across the Western Isles. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph from the West and South West. Temps of 2C to 8C

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 and follow any advice and instructions from emergency responders.

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