Met Office yellow weather warning for snow and ice for Lewis and Harris 4th, 5th and 6th February 2022

Good morning Met Office weather warnings for snow and ice have been issued for Lewis and Harris in the coming days. In this blog, we take a look at these warnings and the impacts.

The first warning –

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Snow and Ice for parts of Lewis and Harris from 15:00 Friday afternoon until 23:59 Friday evening.

The second warning

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow for Lewis and Harris from 17:00 Saturday evening until 15:00 Sunday afternoon.

The full warning and latest updates can be found here https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings#?date=2022-02-04

Here is the link to the Council 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 is 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/

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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