The snow came and the snow went. But residents across the Outer Hebrides went out and took pictures before the rapid melt occured. Here's a selection, one each, from various residents. Visit their Flickr picture collections to see more, or click on the pictures to get more info.
First up, a South Uist scene by Flickr user Lochfada:
The Castle grounds of Stornoway, on Lewis, by Michael Maclean:
On the island of Barra, Leanish takes a picture of Castlebay in the snow:
Bluewave gets a picture of Lobster Pots stacked up on Loch Leurbost jetty:
A snow scene from Lewis by Wiesmier:
An atmospheric shot of the bridge at Laxay on the Isle of Lewis, by Donald M:
And finally, the stillness of the water in North Lochs, Lewis, by Rachel79: