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Forecast - KW16

Strong winds and light snow showersStrong winds and sleet showersSunny intervals and a moderate breezeLight cloud and a moderate breezeHail showers and a moderate breezeLight rain and a fresh breezeSleet showers and a moderate breezeSleet showers and a moderate breezeLight rain and a moderate breezeDrizzle and a moderate breezeLight rain and a moderate breezeSunny intervals and a fresh breezeLight snow and a fresh breezeSleet and a moderate breeze

Environmental Summary

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UVLowPollutionLow

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Sunrise08:46Sunset16:03
UVLowPollutionLow

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Sunrise08:44Sunset16:05
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Sunrise08:42Sunset16:07
UVLow

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Sunrise08:41Sunset16:10
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Sunrise08:39Sunset16:12
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Sunrise08:37Sunset16:15
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Sunrise08:35Sunset16:17
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Sunrise08:33Sunset16:19
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Sunrise08:31Sunset16:22
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Hour by hour forecast

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Environmental Summary

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:52Sunset15:54
UVLowPollutionLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:51Sunset15:56
UVLowPollutionLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:49Sunset15:58
UVLowPollutionLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:48Sunset16:00
UVLowPollutionLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:46Sunset16:03
UVLowPollutionLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:44Sunset16:05
UVLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:42Sunset16:07
UVLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:41Sunset16:10
UVLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:39Sunset16:12
UVLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:37Sunset16:15
UVLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:35Sunset16:17
UVLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:33Sunset16:19
UVLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:31Sunset16:22
UVLow

Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise08:29Sunset16:24
UVLow
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Today

Today

A bitterly cold day with strong northerly winds and frequent wintry showers, often falling as snow. Winds will ease later in the day and the showers will start to die away leaving sunny spells.

Tonight

Winds will continue to ease and the showers will mostly die away to leave a very cold night with long clear spells and widespread ice and frost. Winds becoming mostly light and backing westerly.

Observations - Kirkwall Airport

Observed at 02:00,

Thursday 17 January

3° C37° F
Wind speed32Miles per hour51Kilometres per hourNortherly
  • Humidity: 65%
  • Visibility: Moderate
  • Pressure: 1001mb, Rising
Observation Station: Kirkwall Airport (Lat: 58.95 Long: -2.9)

Met Office warnings issued forOrkney Islands

  1. Yellow warning of snow

    Updated 16 January at 09:41 GMT
    Yellow warning of snow
    From
    12:00 GMT on Wed 16 January
    To
    12:00 GMT on Thu 17 January

    Snow showers, with strong winds and icy conditions will make travelling difficult, especially over the hills and in northern coastal areas.

    - Some roads and railways likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services

    - Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces

    - Probably some ice on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths

  2. Yellow warning of ice

    Updated 16 January at 09:41 GMT
    Yellow warning of ice
    From
    12:00 GMT on Wed 16 January
    To
    12:00 GMT on Thu 17 January

    Snow showers, with strong winds and icy conditions will make travelling difficult, especially over the hills and in northern coastal areas.

    - Some roads and railways likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services

    - Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces

    - Probably some ice on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths