February 2002 14:00 Overcast and no sunset
February 2002 15:00 Lovely sunset today
February 2002 14:28 Horrible morning but clearing from the west
- maybe a flash today - sun shone in but clouded over before sunset
January 2002 12:43 Nice day at last, but clouding over from the
west - transmission will be stopped tomorrow
January 2002 13:38 Last few days hopeless as is today with large
depression centred on us - wind and rain
January 14:29 Snow and sleet earlier - could a clearing now
January 12:29 Overcast with heavy showers
January 12:29 Overcast with showers- no sunset likely - wind and
January 12:29 Overcast with heavy showers- no sunset likely - forecast
better for later in week
January 13:59 Overcast with heavy showers- no sunset likely
January 13:27 Overcast with heavy showers- no sunset likely unless
there is a gap as on 17th
January 14:04 Overcast - no sunset likely - but wonderful yesterday
January 14:00 Lovely day and sunset likely
January 12:09 Overcast with rain but forecast is for clearance in
the afternoon - some chance of a sunset if this is early enough
January no sunset -overcast - crash fixed
January 13:59 Wet and overcast but clearing from the west. If the
clearance comes soon enough there will be a sunset
January 11:54 another nice dawn and pleasant day but overcast and
not looking good for a sunset. Worth to check back at 14:45 however.
January - no sunset but nice dawn
January 2002 14:04 Overcast but could be a clearance in the west
- flashing today if there is
January 2002 14:09 Nice - could get flashing today
January 2002 Hopeless - overcast all day
January 2002 12:27 Glass still high, weather clearing and some blue
patches - looking good from exterior camera at present. Worth a
look late approx 14:45GMT
January 2002 14:00 High pressure prevails but totally overcast.
Forecast for week ahead is for a low pressure system to sweep in
- after the cold front it may very well clear later in the week.
January 2002 Another lovely day but overcast
January 2002 11:30 Another lovely clear day with slight haze - high
chance of a sunset - but as yesterday a last minute cloud could
blot it out.
January 2002 13:08 Lovely clear day with slight haze - high chance
of a sunset
January 2002 12:32 Cloudy and with blue patches - possible sunset
- computer was reset at 14:00
January 2002 First footers meant no forecast
January 2002 11:50 Cloudy and snow going - Happy new Year
December 2001 13:30 It was lovely for a spell and now showery -
still worth a look in case of another clearance
December 2001 12:20 Snow same, cloudy with clear spells, snow showers,
barometer rising so maybe next few days could be clearer with sunsets?!
December 2001 12:34 Some more snow in night but now calm and with
sunny periods, however chances of a sunset are poor.
December 2001 10:40 Bad forecast with strong northerly wind, heavy
and wet snow showers, cold but glass actually rising. At present
the exterior camera is covered with snow.
December 2001 12:10 Lovely day and clear with sunshine and some
snow on ground. Good chance of a sunset
December 2001 Nice morning but clouded over about 14:00
December 2001 Overcast strong N wind no sunset
December 2001 11:47 Barometer falling faster, heavy rain showers,
but large clear spaces, so some chance of a sunset if there is a
clearing in the right place at the right time.
December 2001 13:03 Barometer falling, flat calm, but overcast with
thin cloud. Large clear spaces, so some chance of a sunset if there
is a clearing in the right place at the right time - well I am an
December 2001 11:49 Barometer rising again, wind NW with sunny periods,
so there might easily be a sunset today, however the horizon is
ringed with cloud.
December 2001 10:50 Barometer still dropping, wind NW with wintry
showers and sunny periods, so there might easily be a sunset today.
Weather for next few days looks to be cold and with snow showers
- but with sun too.
December 2001 12:03 Barometer dropping, wind NW with showers and
overcast, howeber the could be a clearance in the afternoon. Not
looking very good for today.
December 2001 12:39 Pressure has started to drop and wind is rising
with showers and sunny intervals. Quite wintry - some chance of
a sunset between showers.
December 2001 14:02 Pressure remains high and there is some clearance
in the cloud, also much colder. Forecast is for northerlies which
might mean clearer skies with showers
December 2001 14:33 Pressure stable at 1042mb but it also remains
totally clouded over. Forecast is for northerlies later in week
which may drive away some of the cloud
December 2001 13:10 Pressure still remains very high at 1042mb but
it also remains totally clouded over. Very pleasant but not much
use for sunsets.
December 2001 14:18 Pressure remains very high at 1042mb but it
also remains totally clouded over. Hopefully this will clear for
December 2001 12:40 The anticyclone seems very persistent but the
sky is 100% cloud at present. Looking better for the weekend.
December 2001 09:22 Still high pressure but some cloud today, large
gaps, so a sunset is quite likely and with clouds could be really
December 2001 10:32 Yet another wonderful day - excellent sunset
December 2001 10:27 High pressure looks stable for next few days
- it will be an excellent sunset today.
December 2001 12:04 Another really good day so there is a very high
chance of a sunset. Starts about 14:38GMT
December 2001 11:53 Lovely day today with super sunrise, at present
sunnu and clear with some high cloud - looks like a very good chance
of a sunset tonight
December 2001 12:34 Most of UK is overcast today and Orkney is no
exception, stuck between a warm and a cold front banging against
a high over Europe. When the cold front passes it will clear up.
December 2001 13:08 Another nice sunrise, but overcast now and not
looking to hopeful
December 2001 11:18 Totally clear day at present and a good sunset
December 2001 12:04 Calm but with thin cloud, humid. Exterior camera
has condensation on lens cover - possibility of a sunset.
December 2001 14:50 Wind gone, but still overcast. May be clearing
from the west at present. Outlook better for next few days so check
back over next few days.
December 2001 11:59 Strong Sw wind, overcast but with blue bits,
not very hopeful today.
December 2001 12:23 Lovely clear sunny day as can be seen from the
external camera - high chance of observing "flashing"
December 2001 12:40 Overcast and heavy rain all morning, clearing
now but not much chnace of a sunset - try looking at14:45 GMT
November 2001 Brightened up for a bit but no sunset. All working
November 2001 Nice day, but showers no sunset today - but everything
to the Ba' report page....
Reports and pictures of Kirkwall's Christmas and New Year games.
Victor's Maeshowe pages...
Information about Maeshowe and our broadcasts in previous years
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To get an idea of the weather systems.