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Orkney Weather Forecast: Frequent snow and hail showers, severe gales and bitterly cold

Today, Monday 5th April:

Sunny intervals and frequent showers of snow and hail, perhaps the odd rumble of thunder. Gale to severe gale northwesterly winds, with storm force possible over Shetland at first bringing short term blizzards. Bitterly cold. Maximum temperature 3 °C.

Tonight:

Clear intervals and frequent showers of snow and hail, again the chance ot thunder. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds Minimum temperature -3 °C.

Tuesday 6th April:

Another bitterly cold day with strong to gale force northwesterly winds bringing further snow showers. Maximum temperature 3 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Winds easing on Wednesday with snow showers dying out later, sunny spells. Rain Thursday morning then bright and showery, milder.. Colder again Friday with showers turning back to snow, windy.

Updated: 04:00 (UTC+1) on Mon 5 Apr 2021

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