Issued at: 14 November 2019 18:03
TODAY - Thursday 14th November
Dry in most places for the rest of the evening apart from a few rain or hail showers in coastal counties of the north and west. Northerly winds moderate to fresh and gusty but strong along coasts.
Cold and mostly dry tonight but a few rain or hail showers will continue to occur in parts of the north and west with an isolated shower overnight along the east coast. Minimum temperatures ranging from -1 to +3 degrees with frost and icy stretches in some areas. The odd isolated mist patch will occur. Northeasterly breezes mostly moderate in strength but strong at times along coasts.
TOMORROW - Friday 15th November
Frost will clear on Friday to leave a cold and mostly sunny day with just an isolated rain or hail shower in the northwest and east. Winds mostly light to moderate north or northwest in direction but strong at times along the east and south coast. Maximum afternoon temperatures ranging 6 to 9 degrees.
Outlook is for colder than normal conditions to continue over the weekend and for the early days of next week with daytime temperatures in single figures and frosts most night.
Cold and frosty on Friday night with temperatures falling to between 0 and -3 Celsius inland with a hard frost and patchy mist and fog also.
Saturday: a cold bright start with frost clear, but fog may linger in places into the afternoon. Thickening cloud will bring rain into western counties in the afternoon but the eastern half of the country will hold generally dry. Highs of 4 to 8 degrees Celsius.
Frost in some eastern areas on Saturday night cloudier with rain at times further west.
Sunday: Cold with scattered outbreaks of rain for a time on Sunday gradually giving way to drier brighter conditions with some sunny breaks in the afternoon. High of 6 to 8 degrees Celsius in moderate northerly breezes, fresh on exposed coasts.
Cold and frosty on Sunday night with patchy mist and fog also with overnight lows of 0 to -3 degrees Celsius.
Monday and Tuesday: Latest indications are for cold conditions through Monday and Tuesday, bright and dry for many on Monday but some showers possible near the east coast. Very frosty for a time early Monday night but cloud and rain moving in off the Atlantic to affect western counties by Tuesday morning, extending eastwards during the day.
Latest indications suggest unsettled and cold conditions through mid-week
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.