Potential for a period of very strong winds to develop across northern Scotland on Friday afternoon then extend south during the evening.
What to expect:
Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely
There is a slight chance of some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs
There is a small chance that some roads and bridges could close
There is a slight chance that power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage