Saturday’s forecast – Storm Malik

Good evening Western Isles on this Friday evening we are seeing rain and showers across large parts of the Western Isles with plenty of cloud. Winds gusting 50 mph and today’s high of 10.8C

A reminder a Met Office yellow weather warning for strong winds comes to force at 04:00 Saturday morning and expires at 15:00 Saturday afternoon the full warning and latest updates can be found via the Met Office website or app.

Overnight and Morning – Spells of rain and showers heavy and at times wintry in nature. Mainly overcast with some mist and low cloud. Winds of 30 to 50 mph gusting 60 to 75 mph. In some exposed spots, 80 mph can’t be ruled out.

Afternoon – Sunshine and cloud. Scattered showers heavy at times. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph.

Evening – Clear skies and cloud. Scattered showers but becoming drier. Winds of 20 to 40 mph.

Winds will be from the North West. Temps of 2C to 9C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 08:37 and 16:41

South Uist – 08:37 and 16:49

Outlook

Sunday – Uncertainty yet but a deep area of low pressure will bring winds gusting 60 to 65 mph with heavy rain and wintry showers. Winds will be from variable directions. Temos of 2C to 8C

Monday and Tuesday – Brisk winds gusting 40 to 50 mph from the North West. Squally showers. Temps of 3C to 8C

Wednesday – Winds easing with rain and showers. Winds of 10 to 30 mph. 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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