18 May 2013 20:30
Mostly cloudy with some further pockets of heavy rain continuing for a time early tonight in parts of the north and northwest, drier elsewhere with patchy rain in places.
Sunday: A cloudy damp start in places with mist, fog and drizzle clearing to give a mild, mostly dry day with some sunny spells developing. Top temperatures about 15 to 17 degrees, cooler at 12 or 13 degrees on coasts.
Outlook from Sunday night: A lot of dry weather is expected for next week, with rainfall amounts quite small. Very mild at first, but temperatures will fall back to more normal values later.
Details : Dry during Sunday night, with clear spells and just moderate northwesterly breezes. Some patches of mist and fog in places. Lowest temperatures of 4 to 7 C.
Monday will be a bright day, with a mixture of cloudy periods and sunny spells. Some showers on the north and northwest coasts, but mostly dry elsewhere. Top temperatures of 13 to 16 C., generally, but as high as 19 or 20 C., over parts of east Munster and south Leinster.
There will be a good deal of dry, bright weather for Tuesday and Wednesday also, with just scattered showers - these mainly over parts of Ulster and north Connacht. Skies will be partly cloudy, but some sunny spells will develop, with the best of the sunshine in the south and east of the country. Top temperatures 13 to 17 C., best in the south.
Dull overcast weather may well move in over Ulster, during Thursday and Friday, with possibly some showery rain there at times. But present indications suggest, that the rest of the country should hold mainly dry, with bright or short sunny spells at times. Top temperatures are expected to range 12 to 16 C., in moderate, possibly fresh westerly winds.
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