Storm Abigail is set to strike the UK this evening, and flood warnings are in place for the south west coast of Scotland.
There is a Flood Alert for Dumfries and Galloway, and Flood Warnings for Stranraer and Powfoot.
This video shows the sea at Port William getting increasingly wild:
A teenager from Newton Stewart has just been crowned World Junior Highland Dancing Champion, beating off competition from America, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Ellis Hayes, 17, recovered from ligament and tendon damage two years ago to make her way back to the very top.
But as Lori Carnochan went to find out, it's not just on the dancefloor where she excels:
A woman had to be cut free from her car, and taken to hospital, after a road accident in Dumfries and Galloway.
The accident happened at around 9:50am this morning, on an embankment beside a side road off the A714 in the county. Two crews from Newton Stewart Fire Station were called, and had to remove a door and the roof of the car to lift the woman out.
An artist from Dumfries and Galloway is taking the art world by storm by painting her sheep.
Helen Ryman is a farmer, and can only find time to paint once she's finished milking the cows and tending to her flock.
She takes inspiration from her work and the landscape around her and usually paints in the field along with her animals.
Fiona McIlwraith went along to meet her.
Helen Ryman is an artist and farmer in Dumfries and Galloway.
She takes inspiration from the landscape around her. However, she doesn't just paint sheep on paper:
A woman has been airlifted to hospital after falling from her mountain bike in Kirroughtree Forest near Newton Stewart.
The cyclist suffered head and neck injuries after being thrown from her handlebars whilst making her way through one of the sections of the famous 7 Stanes tracks on Saturday afternoon.
She was brought to safety by the Galloway Mountain Rescue and team before the air ambulance transferred her to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary.
Dumfries and Galloway Council have approved plans to help reduce flood damage in Newton Stewart.
The local authority have announced a flood warning scheme will be launched and a flood pod will be established in the town.
They are also asking the Scottish Government for funding to construct walls in the town and raise a footbridge, but locals are worried that the flood defences will take years to complete.
Fiona McIlwraith reports.
Dumfries and Galloway council has announced plans for flood prevention work in Newton Stewart.
It will include an early warning scheme and the council is also asking the Scottish Government for funding to build river walls through the town and raise a footbridge.
Dumfries and Galloway Council have announced plans to develop a flood warning scheme and locate a flood pod, containing sandbags and barriers in Newton Stewart.
The local authority are also asking the Scottish Government for funding to build river walls through the town, and raise the footbridge.
The flood prevention for Newton Stewart could cost in the region of £3.4million, and although the council are determined to help, they say Scottish Government money is needed.