Cold with wintry showers today.
Today 18th January:
Icy patches at first on untreated surfaces. Some bright or sunny intervals and occasional wintry showers, some spells of drier weather too. Brisk northwesterly winds. Maximum temperature 4 °C.
Clear periods and wintry showers, although showers turning to rain across Orkney in the early hours. Windy across Orkney later with fresh to strong westerly winds. Icy patches. Minimum temperature -1 °C.
Thursday 19th January:
Bright spells and showers, chance of some longer spells of rain across Orkney at first. Strong westerly winds across Orkney easing by afternoon. Maximum temperature 5 °C.
Outlook for Friday to Sunday:
A few early showers on Friday, otherwise dry and sunny. Cloudy over the weekend with occasional rain, windy with southwesterly gales across Shetland on Saturday.
Updated: 04:00 (UTC) on Wed 18 Jan 2023