Issued at: 24 October 2020 23:16
Further heavy showers overnight with a continued risk of hail and isolated thunderstorms. Eastern parts of Ulster and Leinster will stay mainly dry with clear spells, but there will be showers in the southeast. Lowest temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees with moderate to fresh southwesterly winds, strong and gusty near west and south coasts.
TOMORROW - Sunday 25th October
Sunday will be cool and blustery sunny spells and showers, most frequent over the western half of the country and with a risk of hail and isolated thunderstorms. Highest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees with moderate to fresh, gusty southwest winds, which will be strong near west and north coasts.
SUMMARY: Some drier and calmer conditions developing through the day on Monday but it will be short lived as rain returns on Monday night bringing back more unsettled conditions with further wet and windy spells at times.
Sunday night: Heavy and blustery showers expected, still with a risk of hail and thunderstorm activity, most frequent along Atlantic counties. Intermittent clear spells will develop and lowest temperatures will range from 5 to 9 degrees, in moderate to fresh westerly winds, remaining strong on Atlantic coasts.
Monday: Sunny spells and scattered showers to start the day. However, showers will ease and become mostly confined to the Atlantic coasts during the afternoon, becoming largely dry with some good sunshine. Highest temperatures of 11 to 13 degrees as winds ease moderate to fresh northwesterly by evening.
Monday night: Starting mostly dry with clear spells however a band of rain will extend from the Atlantic tracking northeastwards across the country towards morning. Lowest temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees in light southerly breezes, increase moderate to fresh southeasterly as the rain pushes through.
Tuesday: Starting wet in many areas, but the rain will clear from the west through the morning, clearing the east coast later in the afternoon. Sunny spells and scattered showers will follow from the west with good dry periods developing inland. Highest temperatures of 10 to 13 degrees as wind veering moderate westerly behind the rain.
Tuesday night: Scattered showers some heavy at times along the west coasts however good dry spells will develop elsewhere with lowest temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees in moderate southwest breezes, becoming fresh and gusty along Atlantic coasts.
Wednesday: Scattered blustery showers will extend across the country, however they will remain heaviest and most frequent in the west. Highest temperatures of 9 to 11 degrees in a moderate to fresh and gusty west to southwest wind.
Further outlook: Remaining unsettled with the threat of wet and windy weather at times, however max temperatures will increase to the mid-teens towards the weekend.
Temperature circle (°C): maximum and minimum temperature forecast for each day. Wind symbol (km/h): arrow points in the direction the wind is blowing. The weather and wind icons: for the time of maximum temperature and minimum temperature.