Wednesday’s forecast – Slowly improving

Good evening Western Isles on this Tuesday evening we are seeing rain sleet and snow showers moving across the islands. A mixture of clear skies and cloud. Winds gusting 40 to 50 mph and today’s high of 3.5C

A reminder a Met Office yellow weather warning for wind expires at 23:59. A yellow weather warning for snow and ice comes into force at 00:00 Friday until 10:00 on Friday. The full warning and latest updates can be found via the Met Office website or app.

Overnight – Further squally wintry showers with clear skies and cloud. Some frost and ice. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph.

Morning – Further spells of rain and showers. Possibly wintry but becoming more scattered showers. Sunshine and cloud. Winds of 10 to 30 mph.

Afternoon and evening – Sunshine and cloud. Clear skies and cloud after sunset. A few lingering showers but these becoming more scattered. Winds easing under 20 mph to end the day but a risk of some frost and ice.

Winds will be from the North and North West shifting South later in the day. Temps of 2C to 5C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 09:11 and 15:51

South Uist – 09:09 and 16:02

Outlook

Thursday – Strong winds gusting 40 to 50 mph with heavy rain. Winds will be from the West and South West. Temps of 1C to 7C

Friday – Birsk winds and snow showers. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. Rain showers later. Temps of -2C to 6C. Winds of 20 to 40 mph.

Saturday – Milder with brisk winds and showers. Winds of 20 to 40 mph from the West and South West. Temps of 1C to 8C

Sunday – Sunshine and showers with brisk winds. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. Temps of 5C to 11C

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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