Good evening Western Isles and welcome to your forecast for Thursday. We are seeing winds gusting 50 to 60 mph with some unofficial gusts reaching 65 mph. It’s been a wet day with 10 mm at Stornoway Airport and 16 mm at South Uist. Today’s high of 14C so far.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency has a flood alert in force for the entire Western isles and 12 flood warnings
More details here https://floodline.sepa.org.uk/floodupdates/info/group-id/4964/
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Overnight clear skies and cloud with some rain and showers. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph. Morning further rain and showers but becoming drier with plenty of cloud. Winds of 10 to 35 mph. Afternoon and evening plenty of cloud with some sunny spells. Some light rain but a few scattered heavier showers. Winds of 10 to 30 mph. Winds will be from the South and South West shifting South East later in the day. Temps of 10C to 14C
Further spells of rain and showers. Heavy at times. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. Strongest for Uist and Barra. Winds will be from the South East and South West later in the day. Temps of 11C to 14C
Mainly fine and dry with sunshine and cloud. Light winds but some showers moving in later in the day. Winds will be from the South West shifting East later in the day. Temps of 8C to 13C
A day of sunshine and showers. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. Winds will be from the South and South West. Temps of 11C to 13C
Further rain and showers. The rain will be heavy at times. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph during the early part of the day but a long way off as yet so plenty of uncertainty. Temps of 10C to 14C
Have a great evening.