Today 12th May:
A bright start with sunny spells and scattered showers, but cloudier in afternoon with showers becoming heavier and merging to longer spells of rain in afternoon. Fresh to strong southwest winds but strong southerly winds through the afternoon. Maximum temperature 10 °C.
Rain clearing for a time but showery, sometimes heavy rain will spread from west overnight, though turning to scattered showers by morning. Strong southerly winds turning southwest and easing fresh. Minimum temperature 6 °C.
Friday 13th May:
Some early brightness with a few showers, but soon cloudy with outbreaks of rain, this heaviest and most prolonged across Orkney in afternoon. Southwest winds strengthening then turning westerly. Maximum temperature 12 °C.
Outlook for Saturday to Monday:
Early showers on Saturday, but becoming mainly dry and bright over the weekend with winds falling light. Dry and bright on Monday too but fresher southeast winds developing.
Updated: 05:00 (UTC+1) on Thu 12 May 2022