Issued at: 23 April 2019 04:47
TODAY - Tuesday 23rd April
Mostly cloudy and misty at first with some showers. Brightening up later this morning and for the afternoon with any showers becoming confined to the Northwest. Hazy sunshine developing and becoming warm with top temperatures of 17 to 21 degrees in moderate East to Southeast or variable breezes.
TONIGHT - Tuesday 23rd April
Tonight will be mild, humid and misty with further showers moving up over the country from the southeast. Minima of 8 to 11 degrees in mainly moderate east to southeast breezes, becoming fresher along the Northeast coast.
TOMORROW - Wednesday 24th April
Tomorrow will bring bands of heavy/thundery showers or rain spreading up from the South. Good dry bright periods likely until later in the North. Moderate or fresh Southeast or Southerly breezes. Highest temperatures ranging from the high teens in the Midlands and North to 14 or 15 degrees in the South but turning cooler everywhere later.
Further showers will occur on Wednesday night, some of them heavy and possibly thundery. Lows of 5 to 7 degrees Celsius in light to moderate east to southeast winds, which will be fresh to strong along the south coast.
Thursday: Showers or longer spells of rain with some heavy and thundery falls. Variable cloud amounts with sunny spells. Maximum temperatures closer to the seasonal average at 11 to 15 degrees Celsius in light to moderate variable or Southeast winds which will be gusty at times.
Friday and the weekend: Turning cooler and windy at times with further heavy rain or showers but some drier and brighter interludes too. Maximum temperatures trending near to slightly below average for the time of year with maximum temperatures ranging from around 9 to 12 degrees. Nights will be cold with temperatures between 0 and 3 degrees giving a touch of grass frost.
Early next week looks changeable and showery with near normal temperatures.