20 October 2014 16:24
Becoming very wet and windy across the country this evening and tonight with southwesterly gales later veering to the northwest. Heavy rain will clear to showers during the night. Lowest temperatures of 7 to 9 degrees.
Very windy tomorrow morning with severe gusts in northwesterly squalls; the winds will gradually ease in the afternoon and evening. Otherwise very showery over more northern counties but much brighter and drier elsewhere. Highest temperatures of 10 to 13 degrees but feeling cold in the wind.
Tuesday night will be largely dry as the last of the showers clear away. Lows of 6 to 9 degrees in light westerly winds.
On Wednesday a band of rain will affect parts of Ulster and Connacht and northern parts of Leinster, further to the south it will be drier. A mix of cloudy and bright spells with moderate southerly winds. Temperatures will range from only 10 to 13 degrees. Showers will continue overnight on Wednesday and will mainly affect the western half of the country. A mild night with lows of 10 or 11 degrees.
A milder day on Thursday, but cloudy with outbreaks of rain as fronts cross the country. Temperatures will climb to between 12 and 16 degrees in moderate southerly breezes. Another mild night with outbreaks of rain and lows of 7 to 10 degrees.
Temperatures look like taking a dip on Friday as rain affects the south and east, with some heavy falls likely. Daytime highs will only range from 10 to 13 degrees.
At the moment the weekend is looking showery with some sunny spells.