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

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