KILKENNY WEATHER: Winter is coming – Met Éireann warns of wet and windy weekend
Kilkenny and the rest of the country face more unsettled conditions over the coming days as the dark winter nights creep in.
In its latest forecast, Met Éireann said it will be “generally cool and quite unsettled” for the weekend and into next week.
It said today will bring a mix of sunny spells and showers tomorrow, heaviest and most frequent over the western and half of the country with isolated thunderstorms possible and highest temperatures of 11 to 14 degrees.
Showers or longer spells of rain are forecast for tomorrow, especially in the east of the country later in the day. Met Éireann said: “Largely cloudy but some sunshine will extend from the west during the afternoon. Highest temperatures of just 10 to 13 degrees. Moderate southerly winds veering westerly and freshening later in the day.
Sunday will see some good sunny spells coupled with blustery scattered showers and the possibility of thunderstorms, with highest temperatures of 11 to 14 degrees.
Met Éireann said the unsettled conditions will continue early next week. The national forecaster said: “Current indications suggest that there will be scattered showers and sunny spells on Monday and Tuesday with longer spells of rain later. Highest temperatures generally ranging 11 to 15 degrees with temperatures possibly picking up after Tuesday.”