National Forecast 24 Apr 2018 - 17:00

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Tonight

Tonight will be quite cold, with clear spells and scattered showers, most of the showers in west Munster, Connacht and west Ulster, but a few scattered showers will extend further east by the end of the night. Minimum temperatures 3 to 7 Celsius, with a touch of ground frost in sheltered inland areas. Windy along Atlantic coasts, with fresh to strong southwesterly winds; Winds elsewhere mostly moderate.

Tomorrow

Wednesday will be a cool and breezy day, with a mix of sunny spells and showers, many of the showers heavy. Some showers of hail will occur and there is a risk of isolated thunderstorms. Maximum temperatures 9 to 12 Celsius and feeling rather cold in the fresh and gusty southwest to west wind, strong in Atlantic coastal counties.

Outlook

Wednesday night will be breezy with showers continuing, most frequent in the west and north. Lowest temperatures of 4 to 6 degrees with fresh, gusty west to southwest winds.

Thursday will bring a mix of sunshine and showers, some heavy. Highest temperatures of 10 to 12 degrees with moderate westerly breezes. Thursday night will be cold with showers dying out. Rain will develop in the south. Frost is likely in places as temperatures fall to between 0 and 4 degrees.

Friday will be mostly cloudy with rain or showers in Leinster and Munster, heavy at times. It will be brighter in Ulster and Connacht with a few showers. Highest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees with light to moderate north to northeast breezes. Friday night will be cold with frost in places. Lowest temperatures of 0 to 4 degrees.

Saturday will continue cool. The morning will be dry with sunny spells. Scattered showers will develop in the afternoon. Highest temperatures of 10 to 12 degrees with light northwest breezes. The night will be cold with frost in places.

Sunday will be similar with dry weather and sunny spells during the morning and with showers in the afternoon, these mainly over the eastern half of the country. Highest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees with light northerly breezes.

Current indications suggest that there'll be sunshine and showers on Monday and more persistent rain for a time on Tuesday.