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Connacht

Issued at: 22 July 2019 16:00

TODAY - Monday 22nd July

Dry in most parts for the rest of today with a mix of cloud and sunny spells. Cloudier along parts of the west coast with patchy mist and drizzle. Warm and breezy in moderate to fresh southwest breezes, which will be strong at times near windward coasts.

TONIGHT

Most parts will be dry tonight. However, patchy mist and drizzle will occur, mainly about high ground and coasts. Humid with lows of 15 to 17 Celsius. Light to moderate southerly breezes will be fresh to strong at times near windward coasts.

Pollen Forecast

High for Tuesday and Moderate for Wednesday

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Solar UV Index

Moderate but high in sunny spells for Tuesday.

UV Index

TOMORROW - Tuesday 23rd July

Tuesday will be another warm day. Patchy morning mist and drizzle will clear and sunny spells will develop. Highs of 22 to 25 Celsius in moderate south to southeast breezes. A little cooler near the west coast where winds will be fresh at times.

National Outlook

Summary: Warm or very warm and humid to begin the working week, less warm and more unsettled from midweek onwards.

Tuesday night: Showers will spread from up from the southeast on Tuesday evening and night, bringing the threat of a few thundery downpours in the east and north. Meanwhile, outbreaks of rain will push in off the Atlantic to affect the southwest and west. Lowest temperatures will be around 14 to 17 degrees in mainly light to moderate southerly or southeasterly breezes.

Wednesday: Occasional bright or sunny breaks, but mostly cloudy overall with scattered light rain showers, which will be most prevalent in parts of Connacht and Munster. A little cooler than the preceding days with highs of 19 to 22 degrees. Light to moderate southerly breezes, backing southeasterly in the evening and freshening in the south and west. Showery outbreaks of rain look likely to spread up over the country from the south on Wednesday night, accompanied by moderate to fresh and gusty southeasterly winds, which will increase strong along southern and western coasts. Lows of 14 to 16 degrees.

Thursday: Further spells of rain look likely during the first half of the day on Thursday, with potentially heavy downpours over the western half of the country, bringing a risk of spot flooding. Breezy too, in moderate to fresh and gusty southeasterly winds, which will be strong at times near coasts. Current indications suggest the rain will ease from around mid-afternoon as winds start to veer south to southwest. Top temperatures 19 to 22 degrees Celsius.

Friday: Sunny spells and scattered showers. Cloud increasing in the west and southwest by evening. Top temperatures 17 to 21 degrees in light to moderate southwesterly winds.

Next Weekend: Mixed weather conditions continuing with low pressure the main driver bringing rain or showers at times.

 

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