03 March 2015- updated at 06:00
Cold and blustery today with heavy showers, some of hail, sleet and snow and with a risk of thunder too. The snow showers will become confined to higher ground during the afternoon. Highest temperatures of 5 to 7 degrees in mostly strong and gusty southwest winds, veering westerly, though winds will reach gale force and gusty in western parts.
Cold tonight, with scattered wintry showers, but the showers will become isolated as the night goes on. Continuing windy for a time tonight, but the winds will veer northwesterly and gradually moderate. Lowest temperatures of 0 to 2 degrees with frost developing, especially later in the night.
Tomorrow morning will be bright and sunny and dry apart from a few isolated showers in western parts. It will become cloudier though during the afternoon, with a little drizzle in western coastal parts later in the evening. Highest temperatures of 7 to 9 degrees, in mostly moderate northwesterly winds, backing southwesterly later and freshening.
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