26 September 2017 02:39
Quite breezy, but mainly dry today. A little hazy sunshine in places, but rather cloudy overall, with scattered patches of drizzle and mist on hills and exposed coasts. Fresh and gusty southeast winds will increase strong in Atlantic coastal areas and rain will develop there this evening also. Top temperatures 16 to 19 C.Tonight
Windy, mostly cloudy and misty tonight. Spells of heavy rain will affect Munster and Connacht with a risk of some spot flooding. Some fog on hills and coasts also and with just scattered patches of drizzle and light rain at times elsewhere. Lowest temperatures 11 to 13 C., in blustery southeasterly winds.
Still quite breezy on Wednesday, with widespread heavy rain for a time, with a risk of spot flooding. But drying out through Munster and west Connacht later in the afternoon and evening. Top temperatures 13 to 17 C., in fresh and gusty southeasterly winds.
Headline: Rather unsettled with rain turning persistent or heavy at times.
During Tuesday night rain will become persistent and heavy in the west and spread eastwards by morning in freshening south to southeasterly winds. Lowest temperatures staying around 11 to 14 degrees.
Wednesday will be wet and windy. Rain will turn persistent and heavy, possibly leading to localized flooding but a clearance to scattered showers will spread into the west later. Top temperatures of 13 to 16 degrees in fresh south to southeasterly winds which will veer westerly and ease with the clearance later in the west.
On Wednesday night rain will clear the east and north and it will become mostly dry with some clear spells. Lowest temperatures will fall to around 6 to 10 degrees with patches of mist and fog developing as winds fall light.
Thursday will be mostly dry at first but cloud will increase from the west with a band of rain sweeping northeastwards later on Thursday and during Thursday night in freshening south to southeasterly winds. The rain will clear to scattered showers and winds will moderate.
Friday will be a cooler day with widespread scattered showers, some may turn heavy or merge into longer spells of rain. Top temperatures of just 12 to 15 degrees in a moderate to fresh west to southwest wind.
And it will continue to stay unsettled for the coming weekend.