Offaly forecaster predicts unsettled weekend ahead

Cathal Nolan from the Midland Weather Channel gives us his weekend forecast

Cathal Nolan - Midland Weather Channel


Cathal Nolan - Midland Weather Channel



The weekend will begin rather overcast, and wet, with all areas likely to see some spells of rain on Saturday, heavy at times through the late morning and early afternoon. A clearance to drier and brighter weather will reach the western half of the country through Saturday evening, before clearing to all areas overnight. Feeling mild at first with highs of between 16-18 degrees Celsius in mainly light southwesterly breezes. 
Some bright conditions on Sunday morning, with some sunny spells likely in eastern areas of the county in particular. Cloud will be thicker further west, with some outbreaks of light rain are possible through the late afternoon and evening. Feeling fresher also with afternoon highs of between just 13-16 degrees Celsius. Winds will be fresh at times along the west coast, but lighter further inland and from a mainly westerly direction.