Rais is coming
Met Eireann says it will be dry in many areas at first today with frost soon clearing. However outbreaks of rain already along west and southwest coasts, will gradually extend eastwards to all areas during the course of the afternoon and evening. The rain will be heavy for a time and may be preceded by sleet over northern hills. The rain accompanied by fresh to strong and gusty south to southwest winds with Gales along Atlantic coasts. Clearer colder conditions with wintry showers will follow later in the evening as winds veer northwest. Cold, with highest temperatures ranging 4 degrees Celsius in the north to 8 degrees Celsius in the south.
Tonight will bring clear spells and scattered wintry showers, the showers of rain, hail, sleet and snow with the risk of the odd thundery burst. The showers heavy over hills and mountains. Cold with frost and icy patches on untreated surfaces. Lowest temperatures will range -2 to +2 degrees Celsius, in a light or moderate westerly breeze.