Today 2nd February:
A bright morning with some sunny spells and showers tending to die out. Becoming cloudy with rain reaching Orkney later in afternoon then Shetland during evening. Feeling a little milder than lately. Maximum temperature 7 °C.
Southwesterly winds strengthening overnight. Outbreaks of rain, heavy for a time. Rain clearing through by dawn with a few cloud breaks for Orkney possible. Minimum temperature 3 °C.
Thursday 3rd February:
A dry but cloudy morning, winds continuing to strengthen and gales accompanied by a period of heavy rain in the afternoon. Feeling fresher later with a few blustery showers. Maximum temperature 8 °C.
Outlook for Friday to Sunday:
Colder on Friday and Sunday with strong west or northwest winds and wintry showers, milder on Saturday but still showery and strong southwesterly winds.
Updated: 04:00 (UTC) on Wed 2 Feb 2022