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Bruach Na Frithe last 24 hours
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    Heavy rain
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Wednesday   (28 September 2016)
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8 6 6
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SW 58 69 SW 60 72 SW 65 78
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Thursday   (29 September 2016)
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Temperature (°C)
5 5 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
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SW 69 83 WSW 72 88 WSW 68 83 WSW 69 85 WSW 70 85 WSW 70 86 WSW 69 84 WSW 66 81 W 57 70 WNW 42 51 WNW 33 40 WNW 29 36 WNW 26 32 WNW 23 29 WNW 21 26 WNW 22 27 WNW 19 23 WNW 18 22 W 17 20 W 15 17 W 15 18 W 16 19 W 16 19 W 18 21
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0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Friday   (30 September 2016)
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Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Thunder Thunder Thunder shower day Thunder shower night Light shower night
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W 19 22 W 21 25 W 20 24 WSW 17 21 WSW 17 22 WSW 16 23 WSW 15 21 WSW 9 11 S 7 8
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0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0
Saturday   (01 October 2016)
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Sunday   (02 October 2016)
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Monday   (03 October 2016)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Thunder Thunder Thunder Light rain
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SSE 44 61 SSE 44 61 SSE 44 61 SSE 42 59 SSE 40 58 SSE 41 58 SSE 43 59 SSE 47 65
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Tuesday   (04 October 2016)
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Thunder Thunder Thunder Thunder Thunder Thunder Thunder Thunder shower night
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SSE 45 64 SSE 42 60 SSE 35 52 S 24 38 S 26 41 S 25 39 S 23 35 SSE 24 36
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Issued at: 2000 on Wed 28 Sep 2016

Forecast summary

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Becoming very windy overnight, slowly easing Thursday afternoon. Blustery showers.

This Evening and Tonight:

Very windy with clear periods and blustery showers. Showers becoming frequent and heavy overnight. Southwesterly gales increasing to severe gale force later tonight, especially over Western Isles and north Highlands. Minimum Temperature 6 °C.

Thursday:

Very windy, showery morning. Gale to severe gale force southwest winds veering northwest by the afternoon then easing a little. Showers gradually becoming fewer during the afternoon with more sunshine. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Heavy showers on Friday with a little sunshine and strong westerly winds moderating. Lighter winds, fewer showers and more sunshine on Saturday, then mainly dry with sunny spells on Sunday.

Updated at: 1600 on Wed 28 Sep 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Very windy, with showers or outbreaks of rain.

This Evening and Tonight:

A band of rain will push southeastwards across the UK tonight reaching southern England by dawn and clearing elsewhere to cooler and showery conditions. Very windy too, especially in the north with gales or severe gales.

Thursday:

Cloud and rain gradually clearing the southeast during the morning. Showers continuing across northwestern parts and largely drier elsewhere. Still very windy across northern and central parts.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Sunshine and showers for most, Friday and Saturday, the showers heavier, more frequent and thundery on Saturday. Winds easing, though still breezy. Largely drier, Sunday, with sunny spells.

Updated at: 1455 on Wed 28 Sep 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 3 Oct 2016 to Wednesday 12 Oct 2016:

A dry and bright start to the week in the east and south, however windy and cloudy across northern and western parts with outbreaks of rain, perhaps turning heavy and persistent. This rain is likely to make slow, erratic progress eastwards during Tuesday. Through the remainder of the period, a continuation of the changeable conditions are likely with stronger winds and showers or longer spells of rain, interspersed with drier, brighter periods. The heaviest and most persistent rain along with the stronger winds, gales at times, are likely to occur in the west and northwest, whereas eastern and southeastern parts should see more prolonged drier and brighter spells, though even here some rain is possible at times. Temperatures generally above normal and warm at times in the east and southeast.

Updated at: 1240 on Wed 28 Sep 2016

UK Outlook for Thursday 13 Oct 2016 to Thursday 27 Oct 2016:

There is currently low confidence for the forecast during the second half of October, however the most likely scenario is for a continuation of the more changeable conditions. The north and northwest are likely to see the most unsettled weather, with strong winds and showers or longer spells of rain, intermixed with some drier interludes. Further south and southeast there is a greater likelihood of drier, brighter weather with a low possibility of more prolonged settled spells here. Temperatures will vary through the period, but probably averaging out slightly above average for the time of year, though with an increasing risk of overnight frost in the more settled spells.

Updated at: 1240 on Wed 28 Sep 2016