_80140215_weather_0801Winds of up to 100 mph are expected to hit parts of Scotland on Thursday night. The Met Office has issued several warnings ahead of two storms forecast over the next two days. An amber ‘be prepared’ warning has been issued for Orkney, Shetland, the Western Isles, Highlands and Strathclyde. A yellow ‘be aware’ warning is in place for the rest of the country. Commuters have been warned that transport and power supplies will be affected and have been urged to check before they travel on Friday morning. The winds are predicted to die down on Friday before returning again overnight and into Saturday morning. Snow showers are also possible across Scotland on Saturday and the Met Office has issued a yellow warning for ice and snow. More