This weekend is going to see the disturbed, unsettled weather continuing into the weekend, according to Met Éireann, as storm Bronagh takes hold.
Friday - It will be cool and bright on Friday morning, though it will be windy with a mixture of scattered showers, some blustery, and some sunny spells also. Some showers will turn heavy, with strong and gusty west to northwest winds easing as the afternoon progresses. These winds will remain strong along the northern coast, with highest temperatures of 12 to 15 degrees Celsius.
Friday night should remain dry in the majority of areas, with both variable cloud cover and clear spells. Winds will remain light to moderate and southwesterly in direction. These winds will turn cold overnight, with lowest temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees Celsius.
Saturday - Current forecasts indicate rain on Saturday, with freshening Easterly winds affecting southern counties. It should remain dry further north, with bright and sunny spells forecast and variable winds.
Saturday night will see widespread rain for a time, with strong winds likely, as a low tracks close to or over Ireland.
Sunday - Early indications suggest much similar weather on Sunday, with rain continuing into Sunday. There is also the possibility of storm Bronagh continuing in the country over the weekend. This wet weather should subside by Monday, however, with dry and settled conditions forecast and good spells of sunshine forecast for during the day. Daytime temperatures should remain at normal levels for the time of year.