Monday’s forecast – Not as windy

Well, that was one heck of a storm. One of the most intense storms I have experienced in the 19 years of being on the island. Hope everyone is doing okay and keeping safe.

Good evening Western isles on this Sunday evening we are seeing rain and squally showers moving across the Western Isles this is accompanied by strong winds. Some sleet and snow falling across the hills of Harris. Winds gusting 50 to 60 mph and today’s high of 6.5C

A reminder we remain under a Met Office amber warning until 06:00 Monday morning and a yellow weather warning until 12:00 Monday afternoon the full warning and latest updates can be found via the Met Office website or app.

Overnight – Clear skies and cloud with frequent squally showers these wintry with sleet and snow at times. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph but in some of the intense squalls gusting 60 mph.

Morning – Further squally showers wintry at times with some sunny spells. Winds of 20 to 40 mph.

Afternoon and evening – Rain and squally showers with some drizzle at times. Some sunny spells but the cloud increasing. Winds of 20 to 40 mph.

Winds will from the North West shifting South West later. Temps of 2C to 10C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 08:33 and 16:46

South Uist – 08:33 and 16:54


Tuesday – Overcast rain and showers with brisk winds.

Wednesday – Winds easing with rain and showers later in the day before winds increase again later

Thursday and Friday – Rain and showers with brisk winds.

Saturday and Sunday – Further rain and showers with gales again.

Have a great evening.

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