Today 17th February:
A bright but rather chilly day with sunny intervals and wintry showers, these heaviest and most frequent across Orkney. Strong westerly winds, gales possible over Orkney this morning. Maximum temperature 5 °C.
A mix of clear periods and scattered wintry showers, these becoming mainly confined to Shetland later in the night. Strong northwesterly winds easing down. Slight frost and icy patches later. Minimum temperature 0 °C.
Friday 18th February:
A few bright intervals and the chance of a few wintry showers. A cold day. Light winds. Maximum temperature 4 °C.
Outlook for Saturday to Monday:
Early wintry showers on Saturday, drier by afternoon. Wet and windy on Sunday morning followed by showers, gales at times. Windy with showery rain on Monday.
Updated: 04:00 (UTC) on Thu 17 Feb 2022