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Issued at: 26 September 2020 13:00

TODAY - Saturday 26th September

A bright and fresh afternoon with good spells of sunshine in a light to moderate northerly breeze. Highest temperatures of 12 to 14 Celsius.

TONIGHT

Dry and cold tonight. Long clear spells will allow temperatures to drop to between +2 and -1 Celsius, which will allow frost to develop in places. Mist and fog patches are also possible with light variable breezes.

Solar UV Index

Moderate in any sunshine on Saturday.

UV Index

TOMORROW - Sunday 27th September

Mostly dry on Sunday with hazy sunshine. Cloud will steadily increase from the west through the late morning and afternoon bringing some drizzle to western counties later. Highest temperatures of 14 to 16 Celsius, in a light southwest breeze, freshening on coasts later.

National Outlook

SUMMARY: Mostly dry on Monday and Tuesday, becoming quite unsettled from Tuesday night through to the end of the week with heavy rain and strong winds at times. Turning cooler later in the week.

SUNDAY NIGHT: Scattered outbreaks of rain and drizzle will move into western and central counties overnight. The rain most persistent in the west, breaking up as it moves across the country. Milder than previous nights, with lows of 5 to 8 degrees in the east, 10 to 12 degrees in the west. Light to moderate southerly winds, fresh to strong on western coasts.

MONDAY: A cloudy, damp start with light rain and drizzle clearing eastwards through the morning. Brightening up into the afternoon with sunny spells and just well scattered showers - mainly along west and northwest coasts. Highs of 14 to 16 degrees, in a moderate westerly breeze.
Mostly dry on Monday night with clear spells, and just a few showers in the west, lows of 4 to 8 degrees.

TUESDAY: Mostly dry on Tuesday with sunny spells and scattered showers. Cloud will increase from the west later in the day with rain arriving after dark. Highs of 13 to 15 degrees in a light to moderate southerly breeze, strengthening on western coasts later.
A very wet and windy night on Tuesday night.

WEDNESDAY: A cool blustery day on Wednesday with frequent heavy showers or longer spells of rain. Highs of 12 to 15 degrees in moderate to fresh westerly winds, strong on coasts.

THURSDAY and FRIDAY: Remaining quite unsettled, with further rain and strong winds at times. Temperatures cooler than average with maximums in the low teens.

 

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