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Connacht

Issued at: 07 April 2020 18:00

TODAY - Tuesday 7th April

Dry and bright this evening with sunshine and moderate to fresh winds, south to southwest.

TONIGHT

Tonight will be mostly dry with some patches of mist or possibly fog. Lowest temperatures of 3 to 6 degrees. The west will be cloudy with some patchy light rain or drizzle likely in coastal areas overnight. Lowest temperatures here of 3 to 6 degrees.

TOMORROW - Wednesday 8th April

Wednesday will be mild and dry in most inland parts. It will be cloudier in the west with some patchy light rain or drizzle in coastal areas. Highest temperatures ranging from 13 to 15 degrees. Winds will be mainly light and variable.

National Outlook

Wednesday night will be mainly dry with clear spells in many areas and some patches of mist or fog. It will be somewhat cloudier in Ulster, with a little light rain or drizzle in northern coastal counties. Lowest temperatures of 3 to 7 degrees.

Thursday will be mild or quite warm and will be dry with sunny spells. The best of these will be in Leinster and Ulster. It will become cloudier in Munster and Connacht later in the day. Highest temperatures of 14 to 18 degrees with light to moderate east to southeast breezes, making it coolest on east and south coasts, and warmest in the midlands. Early on Thursday night, showery rain will develop in the southwest and will spread northwards to most areas overnight.

Friday will be mostly cloudy and wet with rain or showers, possibly heavy at times. Mild and humid with highest temperatures of 12 to 16 degrees with moderate southeast breezes. On Friday night, showery rain will gradually clear from the southern half of the country, but will linger over much of Ulster.

Saturday will start off mostly cloudy with further rain in northern areas. This will clear and through the day, scattered showers will affect many areas with a few bright intervals at times. It will be a bit cooler with highest temperatures of 12 to 15 degrees and light to moderate westerly breezes.

Sunday will continue mild over the southern half of the country with some showers. It will be drier and cooler further north. Highest temperatures of 11 to 14 degrees over the northern half of the country and between 14 and 17 degrees further south.

Current indications suggest that Monday and Tuesday of next week will be mainly dry, but noticeably cooler with day time temperatures of around 9 to 12 degrees.

 

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