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Regional Forecast for Munster

Issued at: 21 May 2018 06:00

TODAY - Monday 21st May

Today will be mostly overcast, with widespread rain in the morning, the rain persistent, with some heavy bursts, mainly in the western half of the province. Hill and coastal fog also. The rain will be lighter and patchy in the east of the province it will also become lighter and more intermittent in other parts also as the day progresses. Cool, with maximum temperatures of just 10 to 14 Celsius, in light to moderate northerly winds.

TONIGHT - Monday 21st May

Tonight will be mostly dry, with clear spells developing, but a few spots of drizzle may occur, especialy in the east. Minimum temperatures 4 to 7 Celsius, in moderate northerly breezes.

Solar UV Index

Generally low to moderate but high in any sunshine on Monday

UV Index

TOMORROW - Tuesday 22nd May

Tomorrow, Tuesday, will be dry, with sunny spells developing. Maximum temperatures 14 to 18 Celsius, warmest in the southeast. Winds will be moderate, northerly in direction.

National Outlook

Headline: Mainly dry and settled for the rest of the week and probably also for the early days of next week, with sunny intervals. However, there is a risk of some heavy, thundery showers developing, especially in the west and south. Relatively warm, with above normal temperatures.

Tuesday night: Dry, with clear spells and light to moderate mainly northeast breezes. Minimum temperatures 4 to 8 Celsius.

Wednesday: Dry, with sunshine. Warm, with temperatures into the low 20s in many areas, especially in the midwest, west and northwest. A little cooler in coastal areas, with sea breezes, especially on eastern coasts, with light to moderate northeasterly winds.

Thursday and Friday: Most areas dry, with sunny intervals. However, there is a possibility of some heavy, thundery showers developing, especially in parts of the south and west. Winds will be mostly moderate, east to northeast in direction, with sea breezes developing by day. Warm, with maximum temperatures in the low 20s in many areas, but it will be cooler on coasts, with sea breezes.

Next weekend: Early indications suggest that it will remain warm and mostly dry, with some sunshine and just a slight chance of a few scattered showers. Daytime temperatures will continue to reach the low 20s away from exposed coasts and may reach the mid 20s in a few spots. Winds will be moderate, locally fresh, east to northeast in direction.

Further outlook: Current indications are that it will remain warm and mostly dry for the early days of next week, though the forecast could change.

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