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Issued at: 0400 on Thu 23 Feb 2017

Forecast summary

  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Cloudy with sleet or snow mainly south. Drier north.

Today:

A cloudy start with sleet and snow even down to low levels across the south. This clearing through the morning with scattered heavy wintry showers for the rest of the day. Drier brighter Caithness. Strong winds developing in west. Cold. Maximum Temperature 3 °C.

Tonight:

Scattered heavy showers in the evening, these mainly across Hebrides and western Highlands, wintry over hills. Showers slowly moving east overnight but becoming lighter too. Cold in shelter. Minimum Temperature -4 °C.

Friday:

Any remaining showers will soon clear away, with a dry morning to follow, brighter mainly towards Speyside. Cloud, rain and strengthening winds arriving in the afternoon, becoming persistent. Milder. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Cloud and rain will gradually clear on Saturday, with a drier end to the day. More unsettled weather arrives on Sunday and Monday with showers or longer spells of rain.

Updated at: 0210 on Thu 23 Feb 2017

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Storm Doris brings widespread gales, and snow in southern Scotland.

Today:

Very strong winds and rain will affect much of the country today, particularly north Wales, the Midlands, northern England and East Anglia. There will be lighter winds in Scotland, but significant snowfall in the southern Uplands and the central belt.

Tonight:

The wind will die down and rain will clear most parts, but there will be wintry showers in Wales, north-west England and western Scotland and a risk of patchy ice.

Friday:

Tomorrow will be dry and cooler for most with light winds and plenty of sunshine. There will be more rain and strong winds in Northern Ireland and western Scotland later.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

The next few days will stay rather unsettled with spells of rain and strong winds, especially in the northwest. It will turn colder on Monday with sunshine and blustery showers.

Updated at: 0232 on Thu 23 Feb 2017

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 27 Feb 2017 to Wednesday 8 Mar 2017:

A fairly unsettled picture is likely at first, as further weather systems affect the UK from the Atlantic. Showery spells could affect many areas, particularly in the north-west where these may be thundery at times and could bring snow to higher ground, and even lower levels further north. Milder, cloudier weather is likely to be more prevalent further south and east at first, but all areas are likely to turn colder by the mid-week with an increasing risk of overnight frost. The changeable Atlantic influence is likely to remain in place as we go into March, with cloudy spells accompanied by rain and strong winds at times, falling as snow further north. There is a smaller likelihood of more settled conditions with overnight fog and frost by early March.

Updated at: 1226 on Wed 22 Feb 2017

UK Outlook for Thursday 9 Mar 2017 to Thursday 23 Mar 2017:

For March there is a fair amount of uncertainty, but the weather is most likely to be unsettled at first. There will be spells of wet and windy weather, interspersed with brighter and showery conditions with some snow possible across the north of the UK. There will, however, also be some drier and brighter spells, particularly in the south and east where we may see some local frost and fog at times overnight. Temperatures are expected to be around average for the time of year but there remains a small chance of seeing a more prolonged cold spell, if settled conditions were to develop more widely. This is more likely later in the period.

Updated at: 1227 on Wed 22 Feb 2017

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Stac Pollaidh

Stac Pollaidh Stac Pollaidh – Cloudy 58.0444 -5.2046
Lairg Lairg – Overcast 58.0223 -4.401
Craig Craig – Light rain 57.4889 -5.2754
Durness Durness – Cloudy 58.567 -4.75
Stornoway Stornoway – Overcast 58.2111 -6.3842
Portree Portree – Cloudy 57.4127 -6.1949
Wick (Highland) Wick (Highland) – Light rain 58.4392 -3.0922
Aberlour Aberlour – Heavy rain 57.4751 -3.2155
Fort William Fort William – Heavy rain 56.8199 -5.104
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Light rain 57.4836 -7.3599
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Overcast 58.985 -2.9607
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Sleet 56.7045 -3.7283
Strathyre Strathyre – Heavy snow 56.3257 -4.3234
Tiree Tiree – Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Heavy rain 57.1498 -2.0927
Dundee Dundee – Heavy rain 56.4621 -2.9692
Tarbert Tarbert – Heavy snow 55.87 -5.42
Glasgow Glasgow – Heavy snow 55.8643 -4.2505
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Heavy rain 55.9533 -3.1868

Location Details

Stac Pollaidh

Location: 58.0444, -5.2046

Altitude: 613.0 m above mean sea level

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