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National Forecast

23 July 2019 19:41

Today - Tuesday 23rd July

Warm and sunny this evening for much of the country. A bit cloudier and cooler in southern counties and along Atlantic coasts with moderate and south to southeast breezes.

Tonight - Tuesday 23rd July

Dry early tonight but thickening cloud will bring some showers later. A humid night with the odd thundery downpour possible. Lowest temperatures of 14 to 17 degrees in moderate southerly breezes with mist on some coasts and hills.

Tomorrow - Wednesday 24th July

Tomorrow will be cloudy with scattered showers in the parts of the west and south. Elsewhere there will be some bright or sunny spells, especially in the east. Highest temperatures of 19 to 23 degrees generally but reaching 24 or 25 degrees in east Leinster. Winds will be mostly moderate and southerly in direction.

Outlook

Thursday: A generally cloudy start to the day with outbreaks of rain and drizzle, a few heavy bursts possible in the southwest and west with the slight chance of a thundery burst. However some brighter spells are possible over the eastern half of the country to start the day. Becoming drier and brighter in most areas through the late afternoon and evening with a few sunny spells developing. Still warm and humid with highs of 20 to 23 degrees in a moderate to fresh southeast breeze. A little showery rain possible overnight with some mist patches also. A mild night lows of around 14 to 17 Celsius.

Friday: A mix of bright or sunny spells and showers, a few of the showers heavy in the afternoon. Highs of 18 to 21 degrees in a mostly moderate southwest breeze. Mostly dry overnight with a few clear spells lows of around 11 to 13 Celsius.

Weekend: A good deal of dry weather is currently signalled for both Saturday and Sunday but there will be a few showers around. Perhaps some longer spells of rain Sunday northeast Ulster. Highs both days around 19 or 20 Celsius and breezes will be light. Both nights are signalled to see a good deal of dry weather but a few showers will occur these mainly in the north and west of the country. Lows of around 11 to 14 Celsius. Some mist patches possible both nights under slack winds.

Early next week: Current indications suggest low pressure will dominate our weather bringing various rain bands across the country. Temperatures close to average and moderate to fresh southeast breezes will veer southwest later on Wednesday.