Action Plan for 24hrs from 12:00 Tuesday 18th February
Today will have sunny intervals and showers, some heavy with the risk of hail and a rumble of thunder.
The showers will also be wintry on high ground. Windy once again, with a strong south-westerly
Tonight will have scattered showers and these will again be wintry on high ground. The wind will be a fresh to strong westerly.
Tomorrow will start off largely dry but cloud and heavy rain will spread from the south-west during the day, falling as snow across the hills for a time.Road conditions:
Showers today will be wintry on high ground - these may cause RSTs to be erratic but no significant accumulations are expected.
Tonight will see the showers be wintry on high ground with the chance of accumulations above 200-300metres, with hail possible as low as 100metres.
RSTs will drop below zero. Confidence is low on the number of showers and how wintry they will be.
TREATMENT PLAN - Limited to "at risk" high level areas only.
16:00hrs Tue - Cowal High level Routes , A815,B839,B828 / B836,A886 / A8003
03:00hrs Wed - A819 Dalmally -Inveraray ( early start) , contiue to patrol to 07:00hrs - risk of freezing rain
05:00hrs Wed - Other Priority 1 routes ( as policy) Lorn W , Mid-Argyll , Cowal and Lomond
06:00hrs Wed - B845 Lorn East P2 , (as policy)