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Tuesday

Sleet

2°C 36°F -1°C 30°F West South Westerly
Wind Speed 31 km/h 19 mph
Wednesday

Sunny Intervals

3°C 37°F 0°C 32°F West South Westerly
Wind Speed 35 km/h 22 mph
Thursday

Sunny Intervals

4°C 39°F 0°C 32°F West South Westerly
Wind Speed 23 km/h 14 mph
Friday

Light Cloud

3°C 37°F 0°C 32°F South Westerly
Wind Speed 23 km/h 14 mph
Saturday

Sunny

4°C 39°F 0°C 32°F West North Westerly
Wind Speed 16 km/h 10 mph

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Sunrise 08:31 Sunset 16:10

Last updated 13:09

Weather forecast details for Tuesday 16 January. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
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Weather Conditions Light Cloud Light Snow Light Snow Light Snow Heavy Snow Light Snow Shower Light Snow Shower Light Cloud Partly Cloudy Light Snow Shower Light Snow Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy          
Temperature (°C/°F) 1°C 34°F 0°C 32°F 0°C 32°F 0°C 32°F 0°C 32°F 0°C 32°F -1°C 30°F -1°C 30°F 0°C 32°F 0°C 32°F 0°C 32°F 0°C 32°F 0°C 32°F 0°C 32°F 0°C 32°F          
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) Wind Speed 24 km/h 15 mph West South Westerly Wind Speed 31 km/h 19 mph West South Westerly Wind Speed 26 km/h 16 mph West South Westerly Wind Speed 27 km/h 17 mph West South Westerly Wind Speed 26 km/h 16 mph West South Westerly Wind Speed 23 km/h 14 mph West South Westerly Wind Speed 26 km/h 16 mph West South Westerly Wind Speed 26 km/h 16 mph South Westerly Wind Speed 27 km/h 17 mph South Westerly Wind Speed 29 km/h 18 mph South Westerly Wind Speed 27 km/h 17 mph West South Westerly Wind Speed 29 km/h 18 mph Westerly Wind Speed 27 km/h 17 mph Westerly Wind Speed 26 km/h 16 mph West South Westerly Wind Speed 29 km/h 18 mph West South Westerly          
Wind Direction WSW WSW WSW WSW WSW WSW WSW SW SW SW WSW W W WSW WSW          
Humidity 82% 94% 88% 91% 88% 90% 85% 84% 81% 81% 88% 84% 85% 85% 82%          
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) EPGPEVGEEEEMEVGVGVG         
Pressure (Millibars) 981 981 980 980 980 980 980 980 980 980 980 981 983 984 986          

SW Scotland, Lothian Borders

Forecast Summary

  • Today

    Blustery heavy snow showers will continue throughout the day. Moderate falls in places with drifting. Best of sunny intervals in East Lothian and Berwickshire. Feeling very cold in the strong westerly winds.

  • Tonight

    Snow showers continuing this evening, merging into a longer period of snow for a time. Lothians and Borders seeing fewer showers later but heavy showers continuing across the southwest.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-8

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: East Lothian

  1. Yellow warning of snow

    From:
    1030 on Tue 16 January
    To:
    1800 on Wed 17 January
    Updated 16 January at 10:23 Active

    Warning

    Heavy, squally showers of snow will continue through Tuesday and Tuesday night, although perhaps more of sleet and hail near some coasts. Over the hills, snow will drift in the strong to gale force winds.

    There is likely to be an increase in snowfall amounts this evening, especially for parts of southern Scotland and Northern Ireland for which a separate Amber warning will be in force. A gradual improvement is likely on Wednesday for most areas.Travel delays on roads are possible, as are public transport cancellations. There is a chance of power cuts, while services such as mobile phone coverage may be affected. A few rural communities may become cut off. In addition some roads and pavements will turn icy, increasing the chances of accidents or injuries.

  2. Yellow warning of ice

    From:
    1030 on Tue 16 January
    To:
    1800 on Wed 17 January
    Updated 16 January at 10:23 Active

    Warning

    Heavy, squally showers of snow will continue through Tuesday and Tuesday night, although perhaps more of sleet and hail near some coasts. Over the hills, snow will drift in the strong to gale force winds.

    There is likely to be an increase in snowfall amounts this evening, especially for parts of southern Scotland and Northern Ireland for which a separate Amber warning will be in force. A gradual improvement is likely on Wednesday for most areas.Travel delays on roads are possible, as are public transport cancellations. There is a chance of power cuts, while services such as mobile phone coverage may be affected. A few rural communities may become cut off. In addition some roads and pavements will turn icy, increasing the chances of accidents or injuries.

  3. Yellow warning of snow

    From:
    1800 on Wed 17 January
    To:
    0900 on Thu 18 January
    Updated 16 January at 11:01

    Warning

    Snow showers are expected during Wednesday evening before a spell of more persistent and possibly heavy snow develops in places during Wednesday night. Any persistent snow is most likely to clear east before dawn on Thursday but further snow showers are likely to follow.

    Travel delays are possible on roads with a risk that some vehicles and passengers could become stranded. Delays or cancellations are possible to rail and air travel. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may occur and other services, such as mobile phone, may be affected.This warning has been updated with the southern boundary extended further south over northern England. Also, northern parts of Northern Ireland have been added to the warning area.

  4. Yellow warning of snow

    From:
    0900 on Thu 18 January
    To:
    2355 on Fri 19 January
    Updated 16 January at 11:45

    Warning

    Heavy snow showers will continue through Thursday and Friday, although perhaps more of sleet and hail near some coasts. Over exposed high ground, snow will drift in the strong winds.

    Travel delays on roads are likely, as are public transport cancellations. There is a chance of power cuts, while services such as mobile phone coverage may be affected. A few rural communities may become cut off. In addition some roads and pavements will turn icy, increasing the chances of accidents or injuries.

  5. Yellow warning of ice

    From:
    0900 on Thu 18 January
    To:
    2355 on Fri 19 January
    Updated 16 January at 11:45

    Warning

    Heavy snow showers will continue through Thursday and Friday, although perhaps more of sleet and hail near some coasts. Over exposed high ground, snow will drift in the strong winds.

    Travel delays on roads are likely, as are public transport cancellations. There is a chance of power cuts, while services such as mobile phone coverage may be affected. A few rural communities may become cut off. In addition some roads and pavements will turn icy, increasing the chances of accidents or injuries.

A list of all UK Warnings can be found on our More UK Weather page.

Weather Warnings Key

  • Red: Take action
  • Amber: Be prepared
  • Yellow: Be aware

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Observations

Observed at 13:00, Tuesday 16 January

Heavy Snow Shower

1°C 34°F

Wind Speed 27 km/h 17 mph South Westerly

Humidity: 87%

Visibility: Poor

Pressure: 983mb, Falling

Observation station: Charterhall

(Lat: 55.709 | Lon: -2.383)

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