Today 17th March:
A cloudy start for Orkney but brightening up with some sunny spells developing in the afternoon. Shetland will have a bright day with some sunny spells along with the odd light shower. Light to moderate northwest breeze. Maximum temperature 8 °C.
It will be a mainly dry evening and night with some clear spells, though there could still be the odd light shower mainly for Shetland. Orkney cloudier by morning. Minimum temperature 3 °C.
Saturday 18th March:
Orkney will be cloudy but dry. Shetland also mainly dry with some sunshine, the odd light shower possible. Some rain overnight, possibly turning to snow over Shetland. Maximum temperature 8 °C.
Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:
Early rain or snow dying out Sunday morning then sunny intervals, isolated showers. Monday bright in morning then rain spreading northeast later. Tuesday cloudy with some rain.
Updated: 04:00 (UTC) on Fri 17 Mar 2023