Réamhaisnéis Náisiúnta

Issued at: 04 October 2022 23:45

TONIGHT

A wet night with widespread and persistent rain, turning heavy at times which may lead to localised flooding. Breezy too with moderate to fresh southwesterly winds, strong and gusty along the southeast coast. By morning, the rain will be confined to the eastern half of the country with scattered showers elsewhere. Lows of 8 to 11 degrees.

TOMORROW - Wednesday 5th October

Tomorrow will be windy and feel cold in fresh to strong and gusty westerly winds. Rain will clear from eastern areas tomorrow morning, leaving a mix of sunny spells and scattered showers for the rest of the day. Some of the showers may turn heavy or thundery. Turning drier in the evening. Highest afternoon temperatures of 10 to 15 degrees, mildest in the southeast.

National Outlook

OVERVIEW: Conditions will remain changeable through the rest of the working week with occasional outbreaks of rain or showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Largely clear to start, turning breezy with scattered showers spreading from western areas overnight. Lowest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees. Moderate to fresh southwest winds, with strong winds in the northwest and along Atlantic coasts.

THURSDAY: Breezy and rather cloudy with showers, most frequent in western areas. Some sunny spells too, the best of which will be in the south. Highest temperatures of 14 to 17 degrees in moderate to fresh and gusty southwesterly winds.

THURSDAY NIGHT: Showers will give way to more persistent rain on Thursday night, becoming heavy in some areas. Quite windy with fresh and gusty southwest winds, increasing strong in the northwest. Lowest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees.

FRIDAY: The persistent rain will clear to the southeast on Friday morning, leaving a further mix of sunny spells and scattered showers. Showers should be less frequent than in previous days. Highest temperatures of 12 to 16 degrees in moderate westerly winds.

FRIDAY NIGHT: Largely clear with isolated showers. Somewhat chilly with lows of 6 to 9 degrees. Westerly winds easing mainly light.

SATURDAY: A drier day in store with a mix of sunny spells and isolated showers. Highest temperatures of 13 to 15 degrees in light westerly winds, backing southerly.

FURTHER OUTLOOK: Early indications show that it will turn wet and windy Saturday night and on Sunday.