According to Met Éireann, this weekend is going to be very unsettled, weather-wise, with a mixture of sunny spells and scattered showers, before the weather becomes “very disturbed” early next week.
Friday - It is expected to be breezy on Friday, with persistent rain forecast for most areas in the morning. This rain will turn showery as the afternoon approaches, with brighter spells developing away from northern and northwestern areas, where rain will persist. Highest temperatures on the day of 14 to 17 degrees Celsius, with moderate to fresh southwest winds, turning moderate and westerly in direction later in the day.
Friday night should remain dry and cool for the most part, with some clear spells and just the occasional shower.
Saturday - Further rain is expected on Saturday morning, mainly in Ulster, Connacht and West Munster. It will remain much drier elsewhere before it becomes breezy later in the day. Afternoon highs of 15 to 17 degrees. Saturday night is forecast as very mild, humid and wet in most areas.
Sunday - A much drier and fresher day forecast on Sunday, with scattered showers expected in parts of Connacht, West Munster and Ulster in the morning time. Rain will persist elsewhere in the country, though it should clear to just scattered showers by the afternoon. Top temperatures on the day of 15 to 19 degrees, with weather coolest in the northwest of the country.
Next Week - Early indications suggest early next week will bring some “very disturbed weather”. Watch out for our Weekly Weather forecast on Monday, September 17th, for more.