via Met Éireann Today
Widespread showers this morning will become heavier later this morning and early this afternoon. Some of the showers will be prolonged, thundery and of hail. There is the risk of localised flooding in the expected downpours. There will be some bright spells and temperatures will range from 16 to 19 degrees in light to moderate southerly winds which will be gusty in any showers. The showers will start to die off later this evening.
The last of the showers will have cleared to give a largely dry night with some clear spells. Some mist patches may form in the light southwest winds. Lows of 7 to 11 degrees.
A good deal of dry weather on Wednesday apart from a few light showers or spots of drizzle in western and northern coastal counties. A mixture of cloudy and bright spells. Southerly winds will be moderate and temperatures will range from 16 to 19 degrees.
Generally dry on Wednesday night apart from some light patchy rain or drizzle on western and northern coasts. Mild with lows of 9 to 12 degrees.
Cloudy on Thursday in parts of the west and the north with more patchy rain and drizzle. Elsewhere there will be some spells of hazy sunshine. A warm close day with highs of 18 to 21 degrees in moderate southerly breezes. Overnight on Thursday light rain will start to spread eastwards across the country A mild night with lows of 10 to 13 degrees.
The light and patchy rain will spread to most places on Friday, but it will start to clear away later in the day. It will be a little fresher with highs of 17 to 20 degrees.
High pressure looks like building over the country from Saturday onwards, this will bring a good deal of dry weather for the country. However some drizzle may move into parts of the north and west in the northwesterly airflow. Temperatures over the weekend will be in the mid to high teens and may reach 20 in parts of the south.
The largely dry and settled weather looks like continuing into the early days of next week.