Tuesday’s forecast – Sunshine and cloud

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Good evening Western Isles on this Monday evening we are seeing squally showers moving across the Western Isles. A mixture of clear skies and cloud. Winds gusting 40 to 50 mph and today’s high of 8.5C

Overnight – Clear skies and cloud with a few scattered showers. A risk of frost and ice in places. Winds of 10 to 30 mph

Morning and afternoon – Sunshine and cloud. Some decent and prolonged sunshine. Variable amounts of cloud. Winds of 10 to 25 mph.

Evening – Clear skies and cloud. Risk of frost and ice. Early evening sunshine. Winds under 20 mph.

Winds will be from the South West. Temps of 2C to 10C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 07:22 and 17:55

South Uist – 07:24 and 18:01

Outlook

Wednesday – Fine dry start with sunshine and cloud. Cloud builds in later with some rain pushes in. Winds of 20 to 40 mph from South East. Temps of 2C to 8C

Thursday – Spells of rain heavy at times. Winds founder 20 mph but gusting 40 mph in the early hours. Winds will be from variable directions. Temps of 5C to 9C

Friday – Heavy overnight rain which clears to a fine and dry end to the day. Winds of 20. to 40 mph but easing as the day goes on. Winds from the North East. Temps of 4C to 9C

Saturday – A fine and dry day with sunshine and cloud. Light winds. Winds from the North East around 10 to 30 mph. Temps of 3C to 9C

Have a great evening.

Tiree Weather forecast for the 1st March 2022

Good evening Tiree on this Monday evening we are seeing a mainly fine and dry end to the day with a mixture of clear skies and cloud. Winds gusting 40 mph and today’s high of 8.7C

Overnight clear skies and cloud. Some scattered showers. Winds of 10 to 30 mph. Into the Morning and afternoon some decent and prolonged sunshine. Maybe even wall to wall sunshine. Feeling warm in that sunshine. Variable amounts of cloud. The odd scattered shower cannot be ruled out. Into the evening clear skies and variable amounts of cloud. A chance of some frost and ice. Winds will be from the West and South West under 20 mph. Temps of 5C to 8C

Sunrise and Sunset – 07:21 and 18:00

Wednesday – Winds will be brisk after a dry start rain will move in later.

Thursday – A wet day with rain and showers along with brisk winds

Friday – A wet start becoming drier and brighter later.

Have a great evening

Monday morning brief

Good morning Western Isles this is your morning briefing,

On this Monday morning we are seeing a mixture of clear skies and scattered showers. Winds gusting 40 mph and overnight low of 7.1C

Today – Some decent and prolonged sunshine. Still plenty of cloud. Scattered showers these heavy and at times wintry. Risk of frost and ice in patches this evening. Winds of 20 to 40 mph from the West and South West. Temps of 4C to 8C

Tuesday – A few scattered showers. Plent of sunshine. Feeling warm in the sunshine. Winds under 30 mph.

Wednesday – Sunshine and cloud. Rain will move in later in the day. Wind will increase later gusting 40 mph.

Thursday – Rain and showers heavy at times. Cloud dominating. Winds under 20 mph.

Have a great day.

Monday and week ahead forecast – improvements for a time

Good evening Western Isles on this Sunday evening we are seeing rain moving across the islands. Heavy in places. Winds gusting 40 to 60 mph and today’s high of 9.5C

Overnight – Further spells of rain heavy at times but it will clear away. Clear skies and cloud. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph.

Morning and afternoon – Sunshine and cloud. Some decent spells of sunshine. Showers fairly scattered heavy and at times wintry. Winds of 20 to 40 mph.

Evening – Clear skies and cloud. Some further showers again wintry at times. Risk of frost and ice again in patches. Winds of 20 to 40 mph.

Winds will be from the South and South West. Temps of 3C to 11C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 07:24 and 17:53

South Uist – 07:27 and 17:59

Outlook

Tuesday – Sunshine and cloud. Some decent and prolonged sunshine. Risk of frost and ice in the morning. Winds will be from the West and South West around 10 to 30 mph. Temps of 2C to 9C

Wednesday – Plenty of morning sunshine before cloud increases later. Risk of frost and ice in the morning Rain and showers at times in the evening. Winds of 20 to 40 mph.Temps of 2C to 8C

Thursday and Friday – Largely overcast with spells of rain and showers. Winds will be from the North East and North West and temps of 2C to 7C.

Next weekend – Winds increasing next weekend with a risk of gales and severe gales with spells of rain. Long way off as yet but will keep you posted.

Have a great week

Tiree Weather forecast for the 28th February 2022

Good evening Tiree on this Sunday evening we are seeing rain slowly move across the island. Becoming heavy in places. Winds gusting 50 to 60 mph and today’s high of 8.8C

Overnight rain will be heavy at times will slowly clear away. Winds gusting 40 to 50 mph. Morning and afternoon sunshine and cloud. Some decent spells. Scattered showers these will be wintry at times Winds of 20 to 40 mph. A largely fine and dry evening with clear skies and cloud. A few scattered showers winds of 10 to 30 mph. Winds will be from the West and South West. Temps of 3C to 5C

Sunrise and Sunset – 07:23 and 17:58

Outlook

Tuesday – Sunshine and cloud. Mainly dry. Winds easing under 20 mph.

Wednesday – Fine and dry sunshine and cloud. Cloud increases later with rain moving in. Winds of 20 to 40 mph.

Thursday – Rain and showers heavy at times. Winds will be from the West and North of 10 to 30 mph.

Have a great evening

Sunday morning brief

Good morning Western Isles this is your morning briefing,

On this Sunday morning, we are seeing an overcast morning with further spells of rain and drizzle. Drier for now for most of Uist and Barra. Winds under 20 mph and an overnight low of 3.4C

Today – An overcast morning with some sunny spells. Rain and showers these heavy at times. These increasing into the evening. Plenty of cloud. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph and will increase again into this evening. Winds will be from the South and South East. Temps of 2C to 9C

Monday -Rain and showers with sunny spells. Winds gusting 40 to 50 mph.

Tuesday – Mostly fine and dry day with sunshine and cloud. Winds gusting 20 to 40 mph from the South West. Winds easing as the day goes on.

Wednesday – Sunshine and cloud. light winds to start but increasing later. Scattered showers.

Have a great day.

Sunday’s forecast – Winds ease but blink and you will miss it

Good evening Western Isles on this Saturday evening we are seeing rain and drizzle for large parts of the Western Isles. Plenty of cloud with some clear spells. Winds gusting 50 to 60 mph and today’s high of 9.3C

Overnight – Rain and showers will move across the island. This will be heavy at times. Winds gusting 50 to 60 mph widely but will start to drop by the end of the night under 20 mph.

Morning – Sunshine and cloud with scattered showers. Winds under 20 mph.

Afternoon – Cloud feeds back in and winds increase with further spells of rain. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph.

Evening – Further heavy rain will sweep back across the island. The cloud dominates. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph possibly 70 mph for Uist and Barra.

Winds will be from variable directions and temps of 3C to 9C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 07:27 and 17:50

South Uist – 07:30 and 17:56

Outlook

Monday – Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph with rain and showers. From the West and South West. Temps of 3C to 8C

Tuesday and Wednesday – Mostly fine and dry with sunshine and cloud. Winds easing. Winds will be from the South West shifting South East. Temps of 2C to 8C

Thursday – Rain and showers. Winds of 20 to 40 mph from the South East. Temps of 2C to 9C

Have a great evening.

Tiree Weather forecast for the 26th February 2022

Good evening Tiree after a hiatus we are back with the forecasts. On this Saturday evening, we are seeing a dry but overcast evening. Winds gusting 50 mph and today’s high of 8.6C

Sunday – Overnight rain and showers heavy at times winds gusting 50 to 60 mph. Morning and afternoon overcast with spells of rain and drizzle. Some sunny spells. Winds easing for a time in the morning but increase again into the afternoon. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. Evening will see further spells of heavy rain. Winds increasing gusting 50 to 60 mph. Winds will be from the South and then South East. Temps of 3C to 8C

Sunrise and Sunset – 07:26 and 17:56

Outlook

Monday – Winds gusting 20 to 40 mph. Rain and showers heavy at times.

Tuesday and Wednesday – Sunshine and cloud with brisk winds of 10 to 30 mph. Mainly dry.

Have a great evening.

Saturday morning brief

Good morning Western Isles this is your morning briefing,

On this Saturday morning, we are seeing rain and showers moving across the Western Isles. Plenty of cloud. Winds gusting 50 to 60 mph and an overnight low of 8.2C

Today – An overcast day with spells of rain and drizzle. For most, it will be mainly dry. Heavier rain will push in later in the day. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 65 mph. Winds will be from the South and South West. Temps of 4C to 9C feeling colder in the wind chill.

Sunday – Further rounds of rain heavy at times. Winds ease so quickly and then pick up again you may miss it gusting 50 to 60 mph.

Monday -Rain and showers with sunny spells. Winds gusting 40 to 50 mph.

Tuesday – Mostly fine and dry day with sunshine and cloud. Winds gusting 20 to 40 mph from the South West.

Have a great day.

Saturday forecast – Another windy day

Good evening Western Isles on this Friday evening we are seeing rain and drizzle across large parts of the Western isles. A mixture of clear skies and cloud. Winds gusting 40 to 50 mph and today’s high of 8.9C

Overnight – A cloud dominating night with some rain and drizzle. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph.

Morning and afternoon – The bulk of the heavy is expected to stay out West for most of the day. But some places will see some rain and drizzle. Some sunshine at times but the cloud dominates. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph.

Evening – A mostly overcast evening with some clear spells. Some early evening sunny spells. Rain moving into the West. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 65 mph.

Winds will be from the South and South West. Temps of 7C to 10C but feeling colder in the wind chill.

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 07:30 and 17:48

South Uist – 07:32 and 17:54

Outlook

Sunday – Overnight heavy rain and strong winds. Winds will ease so quick that you may blink and miss it before increasing again. Further sunny spells and showers. Winds will be from the South and South East gusting 60 mph. Temps of 3C to 9C

Monday and Tuesday – Brisk winds and sunny spells. Scattered showers. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph. Winds will be from the South West. Temps of 3C to 9C

Wednesday – A dry day ( I know let’s not frighten it.) Sunshine and cloud. Winds of 20 to 40 mph from the South andSouth West. Temps of 2C to 7C

Have a great evening.

Friday’s forecast – Fleeting improvement

Good evening Western Isles on this Thursday evening we are seeing rain, sleet and snow showers moving across the Western isles. Clear skies and cloud. Some frost and ice. Winds gusting 50 to 60 mph and today’s high of 7.6C

I am still doing shorter and limited updates at the moment but hope to back to normal over the weekend

Friday – Overnight clear skies and cloud. Rain and wintry showers heavy at times. Winds gusting 50 to 60 mph. Frost and ice in places. Morning winds easing under 20 mph sunshine and scattered showers. Drier and brighter for the afternoon for many but rain moves in again from the West rain spreads into all parts into the evening. Becoming milder. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph. Winds will be from the North West shifting South and South West into the day. Temps of 1C to 9C

Saturday – A cloud dominating day with rain and showers at times. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph widely from the South and South West. Temps of 5C to 9C

Sunday – Overnight heavy rain with winds gusting 50 to 60 mph. Winds easing again under 20 mph with those winds increasing again later with further spells of rain into the evening. Winds will be from variable directions. Temps of 3C to 9C

Monday – A day of sunshine and cloud with scattered showers these heavy at times. Brisk winds. Winds of 20 to 40 mph from the South West. Temps of 4C to 9C

Have a great evening.

Thursday’s forecast- Staying windy

Good evening Western Isles on this Wednesday evening we are seeing rain sleet and snow showers moving across the islands. We are seeing accumulations of snow. Winds gusting 50 to 60 mph and today’s high of 8.6C

A reminder we are under a Met Office yellow weather warning for snow and lightning until 20:00 tomorrow evening.

I am still doing shorter and limited updates at the moment but hope to back to normal over the weekend

Thursday – Overnight sleet and snow showers to low levels. Accumulations are likely. Sunny spells and wintry squally showers for the day and evening.Further accumulations of hail and snow again. Some thundery showers again. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph. Possibly 70 mph in some exposed location. Winds will be from the West and North West. Temps of 1C to 7C

Friday – Overnight winds slowly ease. Overcast morning lighter winds. Rain and showers with stronger winds later. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph.Winds from the North West shifting South West. Temps of 2C to 9C becoming milder.

Saturday – Winds once again ramp up. Gusting 50 to 60 mph becoming milder. Further spells of rain and showers. Heaviest into the evening. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 60 mph. Winds will be from the South and South West. Temps of 6C to 11C

Sunday- Same as Friday winds ease overnight. Overnight rain. Sunshine and cloud. Winds increase again later with further rains later. Winds will be from the North West shifting South West. Temps of 5C to 9C

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 Police

Have a great evening.

Met Office yellow weather warning for Snow and lightning 23rd and 24th February

Good afternoon Western Isles earlier today the Met Office updated the yellow weather warning. It’s now a yellow weather warning for snow and lightning. The warning comes into force at 17:00 Wednesday and expires at 20:00 Thursday.

The full warning and latest updates can be found here https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings#?date=2022-02-23&id=5a38a68e-928c-46f0-9435-0cfc8420eaf4&details

The thunderstorm update from

Here is the link to the councils gritting policy https://www.cne-siar.gov.uk/roads-travel-and-parking/roads-maintenance-winter-gritting/ and road gritting times https://www.cne-siar.gov.uk/roads-travel-and-parking/roads-maintenance-winter-gritting/road-gritting-priorities/

There are also road cameras on the Clisham and Barvas Moor which a good way to look at the wintry conditions.

Clisham link is here https://www.cne-siar.gov.uk/roads-travel-and-parking/roads-maintenance-winter-gritting/road-monitoring-cameras/clisham-camera/

and Barvas here https://www.cne-siar.gov.uk/roads-travel-and-parking/roads-maintenance-winter-gritting/road-monitoring-cameras/barvas-camera/

I will keep you updated over the coming days with the latest on the severe weather threat.

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.

Wednesday’s forecast – Windy and wintry

Good evening Western Isles on this Tuesday evening we are seeing heavy showers moving across the islands. Clear skies and cloud. Some of the showers wintry at times. Winds gusting 40 to 50 mph and today’s high of 9.4C

A reminder a Met Office yellow weather warning for wind and snow comes into force at 13:00 Wednesday afternoon and expires at 15:00 Thursday afternoon. The full warning and latest updates can be found via the Met Office website or app.

I am still doing shorter and limited updates at the moment but hope to back to normal towards the end of the week.

Wednesday – A day of squally showers these heavy at times with sleet and snow. Thundery at times with hail mixed in. We will see showers turning to snow. Some places could see a couple of cms of snow. Sleety rain the further south you are. Plenty of cloud with occasional sunny spells. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 60 to 75 mph. Winds will be from the West and South West. Temps of 1C to 7C but feeling colder in the wind chill.

Thursday – Overnight will see additional sleet and snow showers. Then into Thursday day further squally wintry showers. Winds will be from the West and South West gusting 50 to 60 mph. Temps of 1C to 6C

Friday – A ridge of high pressure builds in. Overnight winds gusting 40 to 50 mph. Overcast morning winds easing and then heavy rain moves in later. Winds will increase again later. Winds will be from the North and then shifting South West later. Temps of 1C to 9C

Saturday – Winds ramp up again with a mainly dry day. Heavy rain moves in later. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph. 70 mph is possible later in the day from the South. Temps of 5C to 10C

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.

Met Office yellow weather warning for wind and snow for the Western Isles 23rd to 24th February 2022

Good evening the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Wind and Snow for Wednesday into Thursday. The warning comes into force at 13:00 Wednesday and expires at 15:00 Thursday.

The full warning and latest updates can be found here https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings#?date=2022-02-23&id=5a38a68e-928c-46f0-9435-0cfc8420eaf4&details

I will keep you updated over the coming days with the latest on the severe weather threat.

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.

Tuesday’s forecast – More unsettled weather

Good evening Western Isles on this Monday evening we are seeing rain and showers moving across the island. Winds under 20 mph and today’s high of 8.4C

I am still doing shorter and limited updates at the moment but hope to back to normal towards the end of the week.

Tuesday – A band of heavy and intense rain will move across the island overnight. Mixed with rain sleet and hail. A chance of it being thundery at times. Into the day and it will be squally wintry showers with rain, sleet and snow possibly thundery at times. Some sunny spells in between. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph strongest during the overnight period. Temps of 3C to 8C

Wednesday – Another stormy day with further rounds of rain and wintry showers. Winds gusting 50 to 60 mph possibly gusting 70 mph for a time. Turning increasingly to snow into the evening. Winds will be from the South West. Temps of 1C to 7C

Thursday – Further rain sleet and snow showers. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph. Some sunny spells. Winds will be from the North West. Temps of -1C to 6C

Friday – After a dry start winds are expected to ease. Before increasing again into the evening. Rain will move in later heavy at times. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph from the West and North West. Temps of 2C to 7C

Have a great evening.

Monday’s forecast – Slow improvements for a time

Good evening Western Isles on this Sunday evening we are seeing rain sleet and snow showers moving across the islands with clear skies in the breaks. Winds gusting 50 to 70 mph.

A reminder a Scottish Environment Protection Agency flood alert is in force across the Western Isles. For more see the SEPA website.

Monday – Winds overnight for Uist and Barra will gust 50 to 60 mph at times reaching 70 mph with further squally showers. 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph for Lewis and Harris. Into Monday itself sunshine and showers these wintry at times but will decrease in frequency as the day goes on. Some showers wintry with sleet and snow at times. Some decent sunny spells. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph from the North West. Rain and drizzle will move in during the late evening. Temps of 4C to 8C

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday – All of a muchness really further spells of rain and showers heavy at times. Turning increasingly wintry for a time on Wednesday. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph from the West and South West. Temps of -1C to 7C. Milder on Tuesday turning colder thereafter.

Longer and more in depth forecasts all being well will return towards the weekend

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

Sunday’s forecast – Windy

Good evening Western Isles a slightly shorter forecast tonight than usual. We will be back to normal with updates later into next week. Thanks for understanding.

On Saturday evening we are seeing rain, sleet showers moving across the island. The cloud dominates. Winds gusting 20 to 40 mph and today’s high of 5.9C

Sunday – Rain and showers heavy. Some sunny spells in between the showers. Some squally wintry showers later. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph strongest into the evening. Winds from the West and South West. Temps of 2C to 8C

Monday – Sunshine and showers heavy at times. Winds strong in the morning easing for a time before increasing later. Winds will be from the North West. Temps of 4C to 9C

Tuesday – Sunshine and showers heavy and at times wintry. Winds will be from the West and South West gusting 40 to 50 mph. Temps of 2C to 9C

Wednesday – Rain and showers winds gusting 50 to 60 mph. Some wintry at times. Some sunny spells. Winds will be from the West and South West. Temps of 1C to 9C

Have a great evening.

Saturday’s forecast – Cold start with rain moving in later

Good evening Western Isles on this Friday evening we are seeing rain, sleet and snow showers moving across the Western Isles. A mixture of clear skies and cloud. Some frost and ice. Winds under 20 mph and today’s high of 5.2C

A reminder we are under a Met Office yellow weather warning for ice is in place till 09:00 Saturday morning. Also, a yellow weather warning for Wind comes into force from 12:00 Sunday till 12:00 Monday for large parts of the Western Isles. The full warning and latest updates can be found via the Met Office website or app.

Overnight – Clear skies and cloud. Frost and ice with temperatures getting down to -3C in places. Wintry showers sleet and snow. Rain at times. Winds of 10 to 30 mph.

Morning and afternoon – Sunshine and cloud. Scattered showers these heavy and wintry at times. Some decent and prolonged sunshine at times. Frost and ice at times. Winds under 20 mph.

Evening – Scattered wintry showers. Rain will push into Uist and Barra. Winds of 10 to 30 mph. Cloud increases across the islands.

Winds will be from the West and South West. Temps of -3C to 6C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 07:48 and 17:31

South Uist – 07:50 and 17:38

Sunday – Sunshine and showers squally. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph from the South West. Temps of 2C to 10C

Monday – Windy start with winds gusting 50 to 60 mph. 70 mph for Uist and Barra. Winds easing later with further spells of rain. Temps of 4C to 8C

Tuesday and Wednesday – Winds gusting 40 to5 0mhp at times reaching 60 mph with rain and showers. Winds will be from the West and South West. Temps of 6C to 10C

Have a great evening.

Tiree Weather forecast for the 19th February 2022

Good evening Tiree on this Friday evening we are seeing rain and squally wintry showers moving across the island. Winds gusting 50 mph and today’s high of 4.8C

A reminder we are under a Met Office yellow weather warning for ice until 09:00 Saturday morning. The full warning and latest updates can be found via the Met Office website or app.

Saturday – Overnight rain and showers wintry at times with sleet and snow. Winds gusting 40 to 50 mph. Morning and afternoon with sunshine and cloud. Decent spells of sunshine. Scattered wintry showers again with sleet and snow mixed in with rain. Winds under 20 mph. Gusting 30 mph into the evening. Cloud increases into the evening with heavy rain moves in later. Winds will be from the West and North West. Temps of 2C to 6C

Sunrise and Sunset – 07:46 and 17:38

Outlook

Monday – Rain and showers heavy at times. Winds gusting 50 to 60 mph. From the West and temps of 5C to 8C

Tuesday – Winds gusting 60 yo 70 mph but easing later Further rain and showers.

Wednesday – Rain and showers. Winds gusting 40 to 50 mph.

Have a great evening.