Today 2n February:
Orkney and Fair Isle will have a cloudy day with persistent rain. Mainly dry across Shetland this morning but persistent rain developing through the afternoon to leave a wet end to the day. Fresh to strong southeasterly winds this afternoon. Maximum temperature 8 °C.
Further rain this evening before drier and clearer weather spreads from the west by the early hours. Then just a few showers. Strong southeasterly winds veering westerly increasing gale force. Minimum temperature 5 °C.
Friday 3rd February:
Mainly dry in the morning. Thickening cloud will bring rain to Orkney in the afternoon and Shetland by evening. Strong westerly winds easing in the morning. Maximum temperature 8 °C.
Outlook for Saturday to Monday:
Rain for a time on Saturday then sunshine and showers. Mainly dry on Sunday. Windy on Monday with rain later in the day.
Updated: 04:00 (UTC) on Thu 2 Feb 2023