Weather forecast for the weekend from Met Eireannn
The weather forecast from Met Eireann for the weekend is for winds to decrease with the chance of frost in places overnight across the weekend as temperatures fall. A Status Orange Wind Warning for Storm Eric for Donegal remains in place until 6am on Saturday morning with a Status Yellow Warning for the remainder of the country in place until the same time.
The weather forecast from Met Eireann for Saturday states that winds will gradually abate with good sunshine and just scattered showers, these mainly confined to Ulster and north Connacht. However the weather forecast says there is the risk of rain moving into southern counties later in the day. Highest temperatures of 5 to 9 degrees in moderate to fresh westerly breezes, remaining strong for a time in the morning in the East and North.
The weather forecast from Met Eireann for Saturday night says that it will be mainly dry overnight with clear spells and frost forming fairly widely. However, it will be cloudier in southernmost areas with the chance of a spell of rain or sleet here for a time. Minimum temperatures of 0 to 3 degrees in light to moderate northwest breezes.
The weather forecast from Met Eireann for Sunday says that rain or sleet will clear from the south coast to leave a chilly, bright day with sunny spells and a few showers. The showers will become frequent in Ulster later in the day, some with hail and thunder. Maximum temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees in moderate northwest winds. Cold and mostly clear overnight on Sunday night with a widespread frost and minima of 0 to -3 degrees.
The weather forecast says it is expected to be dry on Monday with a mix of cloud and sunny spells. Highest temperatures of 6 to 9 degrees in light breezes. Some frost overnight but southerly winds will freshen later. Minimum temperatures of 0 to 4 degrees.