Big unwanted change in weather to hit this weekend, Met Éireann predicts
Our weather is going to turn very changeable this weekend with heavy rain expected over the weekend, according to Met Eireann.
In their forecast for the next few days, Met Éireann say Friday "will be misty in many places with areas of fog and patches of drizzle."
They predict "some bright spells during the day" but stress that "overall it will remain generally cloudy with scattered showers, some heavy over east Ulster. Mist and low cloud will linger in hilly areas and on some coasts. Highest temperatures of 17 to 21 degrees in generally moderate west to northwest winds."
SEE FULL FORECAST FOR THE WEEKEND BELOW
FRIDAY NIGHT, SEPT 10
Tonight will stay generally cloudy with scattered light showers. Some patches of mist and fog will develop in a light to moderate west to northwest breeze. However, fresher conditions will extend from the west towards morning. Lowest temperatures of 9 to 13 degrees.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
Tomorrow, Saturday, will be a fresher day with a mix of cloud and bright spells. There will be well scattered light showers over Ulster, with more isolated showers to the south. Highest temperatures of 15 to 19 degrees, coolest in the northwest, in a moderate west to northwest breeze.
Dry across most of the country on Saturday night apart from a few isolated showers. Later in the night there is the chance of some rain developing along the south coast. Minimum temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees in light north winds.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
On Sunday, outbreaks of rain are forecast to develop in some southern counties. Staying mainly dry further north with bright spells and isolated showers. Highest temperatures of 14 to 18 degrees in moderate east to northeast winds. On Sunday night, heavy rain is expected to develop across some southern counties. Staying mainly dry further north with clear spells. Minimum temperatures of 8 to 12 degrees, coolest in Ulster.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
It looks set be a rather cloudy day on Monday with outbreaks of rain, heavy in places. Top temperatures of 17 to 21 degrees in moderate to fresh south or southwest winds. Rain is expected to clear eastwards on Monday night with a mix of clear spells and scattered showers following. A mild night with lows of 12 to 15 degrees in moderate southwest winds.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
Early indications are for a fair amount of dry weather on Tuesday with bright spells and just well scattered showers. Highest temperatures of 16 to 19 degrees. Predominantly dry overnight but with a few showers in Atlantic coastal counties. Minimum temperatures of 8 to 12 degrees with generally light, variable breezes.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
Latest guidance suggests a mixed and showery day for Wednesday with highs of 15 to 18 degrees.
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