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Réamhaisnéis réigiúnach - An Mhumhain

Issued at: 24 January 2019 06:00

TODAY - Thursday 24th January

Cloudy today with outbreaks of rain and drizzle. Temperatures will rise everywhere in the morning, reaching 9 or 10 degrees by afternoon. Winds will be light to moderate, mainly westerly.

TONIGHT - Thursday 24th January

Tonight will be cloudy but dry apart form patches of light rain and drizzle. Temperatures will stay around 9 or 10 degrees overnight in moderate westerly breezes.

TOMORROW - Friday 25th January

Friday will also be rather cloudy with patchy rain and drizzle, but overall a lot of dry weather. It will be quite breezy with moderate to fresh westerly winds. Temperatures will be between 9 and 11 degrees.

National Outlook

Outlook: Unsettled during the weekend and turning colder again.

Friday night will continue mainly dry with just patches of light rain and it will stay mild. It looks like rain will arrive on north and west coasts by Saturday morning and it will become breezy everywhere.

On Saturday rain will spread to all areas together with strong southwest winds. Blustery showers will follow later. Temperatures in the morning will be 9 or 10 degrees, but it will turn colder during the afternoon and evening with showers possibly turning wintry in the north.
Saturday night is looking windy and potentially very windy with showers of rain, hail and sleet in strong and gusty northwest winds with gales likely along the coast.

It looks like Sunday will start windy with ongoing strong and gusty northwest winds. Wintry showers will continue in the north and northwest but further south it will be mainly dry with sunny spells. Afternoon temperatures of just 4 to 7 degrees with and added wind chill. Winds are expected to moderate towards evening. On Sunday night winds will ease further and it will turn cold under clear skies with a widespread sharp frost and possibly ice on roads.

Current indications suggest next week will be cold and rather unsettled. There will be frosty nights and occasional wintry showers.

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