Forecasters have warned locals to prepare for storm-force winds, heavy rain and flooding across Tayside and Fife later this week.
Separate snow and ice warnings have been issued for Tayside and Fife as temperatures plummeted across Scotland.
Gale force winds are set to bring misery to parts of Britain.
Police have warned drivers of treacherous conditions on roads across Scotland after the Met Office upgraded a winter weather warning for the weekend.
Forecasters say Tayside and Fife will be battered by "heavy and persistent" rain this weekend.
Scots have woken up to wintry scenes this morning as freezing weather brought snow to parts of the country - forcing the closure of several roads.
Locals have been told to brace for snow and ice across parts of Tayside as the region prepares for the return of winter weather.
Drivers in Fife are being urged to use caution after heavy rainfall resulted in high amounts of surface water on the county’s roads.
Scotland is bracing for winds of up to 70mph as Storm Hector approaches.
Forecasters have issued a fresh warning of heavy rain and thunderstorms for Tayside and Fife on Sunday.