Tuesdays – Windy and cold

Good evening Western isles on this Monday evening we are seeing rain, sleet and snow showers moving across the islands. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. Today’s high of 8C

A reminder we have a Met Office yellow weather warning for wind in force for Lewis from 10:00 Tuesday morning and expires at 23:59 Tuesday evening. The full warning and latest updates can be found via the Met Office website or app. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency has issued a flood warning for Stornoway and Stornoway Aiport and a flood alert for the entire Western Isles.

Overnight – A mixture of clear skies and cloud. Frequent squally wintry showers which will result in temporary accumulations at times. With some sleet snow and hail. Snow over higher ground is likely. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph.

Morning and afternoon – Sleet, snow and rain showers will move across the Western Isles. These could be thundery at times. Some temporary accumulations at times of hail and snow. A few sunny spells in the breaks in the cloud. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph possibly 70 mph in some exposed coastal locations.

Evening – Further squally showers these heavy. Plenty of cloud. Some clear spells. Risk of frost and ice in sheltered spots. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph.

Winds will be from the North West. Temps of -1C to 5C but feeling colder in the wind chill.

Stornoway – 09:11 and 15:50

South Uist – 09:09 and 16:00

Outlook

Wednesday – winds easing with sunshine and wintry showers feeling cold. Winds from the North West 10 to 30 mph. Temps of 0C to 5C

Thursday – Heavy rain and strong winds gusting 50 to 60 mph. Winds will be from the West and South West. Temps of 2C to 7C

Friday – Brisk winds from the West and Sunshine and showers wintry at times. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. Temps of -1C to 7C

Saturday – Heavy rain and winds gusting 40 to 50 mph. Temps of 2C to 9C

Have a great evening

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