Met Éireann said there will be a mix of sunny spells today and isolated showers with frost set to set in tonight as temperatures partially drop back to -2 degrees.
The stormy start this morning will give way to clear and sunny spells in the south of the country. Met Éireann said further north, clouds and isolated showers in central and northern counties would gradually move south by late morning. The showers will gradually subside as they move further south and into the afternoon. Clear and sunny periods develop with maximum values of 8 to 10 degrees.
A cold but clear evening will follow, with one or two scattered rain showers, but these will generally fade during the night. Clear skies and light winds overnight will see temperatures drop below freezing, with lows of -2 to +2 degrees expected, with touches of frost also in sheltered areas.
Met Éireann said tomorrow will see a clear but cold start for many parts, with just a hint of cloud. More clouds will form later in the morning, with scattered showers developing into the afternoon. They will largely die out in the evening, developing long clear and dry periods with maximum temperatures of 6 to 9 degrees.
Tomorrow night will be mostly dry, clear and cold with minimum temperatures of -2 to +1 degrees. A touch of frost is possible and the wind will be light.
Met Éireann said Saturday will be dry and sunny across much of the country, but some scattered showers are expected in the afternoon, mainly in the north. Maximum temperatures of 7 to 11 degrees are predicted.
In the night to Saturday it will be very cloudy, especially in the south of the country from the early evening, and if the cloud spreads further north during the night, outbreaks of rain will follow, which will be heavy at times in the south and west. Overnight lows of 2 to 5 degrees are expected, remaining mildest in the south.
Met Éireann said it will be wet and windy for most of the day on Sunday, with possible local flooding and highs of 12 to 14 degrees.
Sunday evening continuing to be very wet and windy with overcast skies and bands of rain moving across the country. Rain will be heavy at times, with possible localized flooding and lows of 8 to 10 degrees.
Early indications are that Monday will be another wet and windy day with rain and showers across the country but will be slightly milder with highs of 11 to 15 degrees.
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