Today 23rd January:
Mainly dry over Orkney with a few bright intervals. Strong southwesterly winds, reaching gale force over Shetland. Shetland will be cloudy with outbreaks of mostly light rain or drizzle. Maximum temperature 9 °C.
A mostly dry evening but a band of rain will move southeast overnight, turning heavy for a time. Strong to gale force southwesterly winds veering westerly later and easing. Minimum temperature 4 °C.
Monday 24th January:
Rain soon clearing Orkney then a bright but rather cold day with scattered showers. Fresh westerly winds. Showers turning wintry over Shetland in the evening. Maximum temperature 7 °C.
Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:
Bright spells and scattered showers on Tuesday. Windy with patchy rain on Wednesday. Colder on Thursday with blustery showers and strong northwest winds.
Updated: 04:00 (UTC) on Sun 23 Jan 2022