19 February 2017 16:30
Cloudy and misty this evening, with patches of rain and drizzle, persistent at times along some Atlantic coasts, but many areas staying dry. Fog patches also, dense in places, with poor visibility, especially on coasts and hills.Tonight
Tonight will remain mostly cloudy and misty, with further patches of rain, drizzle and fog, especially in Atlantic coastal counties. Mild. Minimum temperatures 9 to 11 Celsius, in a freshening westerly breeze.
Tomorrow, Monday, will again be mostly cloudy, with rain becoming persistent and widespread across Ulster and Connacht during the morning, with some heavy bursts. Good dry spells in most other areas, but some patchy rain, drizzle and fog will occur. Drier conditions, with some bright spells, will develop in the north and northwest later. A mild, breezy day with maximum temperatures of 10 to 14 Celsius, in moderate to fresh westerly winds, easing later.
Monday night will be mainly dry over the northern half of the country with lowest temperatures of 4 to 6 degrees. Rain and drizzle will continue further south with temperatures of 8 to 10 degrees.
Tuesday: Some sunny spells in the east and south but mostly cloudy with patches of rain, drizzle and fog. The rain will turn persistent and heavy during the day over Ulster and Connacht. A mild day with temperatures of 11 to 13 degrees in moderate to fresh west to southwest winds.
Tuesday night: Mild and cloudy with rain, drizzle and fog. Temperatures not falling below 6 to 10 degrees in fresh westerly winds.
Wednesday: Mainly dry over Munster and south Leinster but there will be some patchy drizzle and fog about. After a mainly dry start over the rest of the country too there will be some rain at times through the day and some persistent outbreaks are likely. Temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees in fresh westerly winds. Wet and windy for most Wednesday night and mild.
Thursday: Cool and windy with a mixture of sunny spells and passing heavy showers of rain and hail. Highest temperatures of 7 to 11 degrees with fresh to strong northwesterly winds. On Thursday night the winds will ease and showers will die out so there is a possibility that frost will develop with air minima of around zero.
Friday will be a bright day with good sunny spells and mostly dry. Some scattered showers in the west and north but these will die out later in the day. Highest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees with moderate west to northwest breezes.
Next weekend will be mild and breezy with rain at times.