Today 2nd March:
Staying settled and dry with some sunny spells, the best of these likely to be across Shetland. Occasional cloud developing across Orkney. Winds will be light. Maximum temperature 8 °C.
It will be a dry evening and night with long clear spells. Light winds across Orkney but a freshening northwesterly over Shetland. Minimum temperature 2 °C.
Friday 3rd March:
A lot of dry and quite weather but with more in the way of cloud. Some light showers reaching Shetland from mid morning then reaching Orkney later. Fresh northwest winds. Maximum temperature 8 °C.
Outlook for Saturday to Monday:
Turning colder with showers turning increasingly to snow at all levels though possibly not until Sunday over Orkney.
Updated: 04:00 (UTC) on Thu 2 Mar 2023