Friday morning forecast update

Good morning Western Isles this is your morning briefing, On this Friday morning we are seeing heavy and persistent rain moving across the islands Winds gusting 40 to 50 mph but under 20 mph for Lewis for now. We are seeing reports of some flooding in places. Overnight low of 13C

A Met Office yellow weather warning for rain is in force for the Western Isles until 14:00 this afternoon. More here, Also the Scottish Environment Protection Agency has issued a flood alert or the Western Isles. More here

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.

Today – Further heavy rain this morning which will gradually clear away during the afternoon and evening should be largely dry with sunshine and cloud. Some of the mornings will be persistent at times. With winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph. Clear skies and cloud after sunset with winds easing 10 to 30 mph. Winds will be from the East shifting South and South West. Temps of 8C to 14C

Saturday – Sunshine, and cloud with rain moving back in later becoming heavy with winds gusting 20 to 40 mph.

Sunday – Sunshine, and showers with winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph.

Monday – Rain and showers with winds gusting 40 to 50 mph. Rain and winds easing later in the day.

Have a great day

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