Weather Forecast: Yellow Warning Snow & Ice

Cold with rain or snow at times, Orkney windy later.

Information from The Met Office

Today 17th January:

Cold and often cloudy with rain, sleet and snow showers, some longer spells of rain or snow at times. Strengthening northerly winds across Orkney in the afternoon. Maximum temperature 4 °C.


Cloudy this evening with rain, sleet or snow. Turning somewhat drier and clearer from the north in the early hours with a few wintry showers. Windy, gales across Orkney. Minimum temperature 0 °C.

Wednesday 18th January:

Some bright or sunny intervals and wintry showers. Fresh to strong cold northwesterly winds. Icy stretches. Maximum temperature 4 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Further showers on Thursday, occasional wintry. Becoming dry and bright on Saturday. Milder and windy on Saturday with occasional rain.

Updated: 04:00 (UTC) on Tue 17 Jan 2023

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