HEADLINE:Cold and windy with wintry showers, heavy this evening.
THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT:Further sleet or snow showers this evening, perhaps some heavy across the north and east, although snow eventually becoming confined to higher hills. Becoming drier in the early hours with icy stretches forming on untreated surfaces. Windy, especially southwest. Minimum temperature 0 deg C (32 deg F).
FRIDAY:After an icy start in places it will be bright with some sunshine and scattered showers, some of these heavy in the north and east with hail and hill snow. Maximum temperature 6 deg C (43 deg F).
OUTLOOK FOR SATURDAY TO MONDAY:Turning much colder with snow showers, most frequent in the north, giving moderate falls in places, with drifting in the strong to gale force northerly winds.