Cold and bright with wintry showers. Freshening winds.
Today 10th March:
A cold day with sunny intervals and wintry showers, these becoming heavier and more frequent for a time during the afternoon as the northerly winds freshen. Maximum temperature 3 °C.
Further wintry showers through the evening and night, becoming more isolated across Orkney later in the night. North to northwesterly winds becoming strong at times. Minimum temperature -5 °C.
Saturday 11th March:
Mainly dry and bright with some sunshine across Orkney, with wintry showers over Shetland turning lighter and more isolated during the afternoon as the northwesterly winds ease. Maximum temperature 2 °C.
Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:
Overnight rain sleet and high ground snow turning more showery on Sunday, then colder, brighter on Monday with wintry showers, these heavier and more frequent for a time on Tuesday.
Updated: 04:00 (UTC) on Fri 10 Mar 2023