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National Forecast

Issued at: 23 April 2019 14:20

TODAY - Tuesday 23rd April

Most of the country will be dry for the remainder of the day with spells of hazy sunshine. There is the just the small risk of an isolated heavy shower developing in west Connacht this evening. Highest temperatures 17 to 21 degrees in moderate east or southeast breezes.

TONIGHT - Tuesday 23rd April

Mild and humid tonight with mist and haze. It will start mostly dry but showers will soon move up across the country with a few heavy downpours likely. Lowest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees in mostly moderate easterly or variable breezes.

TOMORROW - Wednesday 24th April

Wednesday will be a mostly cloudy day with showers moving northwards across the country, turning heavy and prolonged at times. The best of any dry and bright weather is expected in Ulster and will occur early in the day. Top temperatures will range 13 to 18 degrees but turning noticeably cooler during the evening.

National Outlook

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.

 

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