WEATHER FORECAST: Kilkenny braced for more wet and windy days ahead
After a wild, wet and very windy weekend, Kilkenny is set to endure more unsettled conditions over the coming days.
Met Éireann said this morning will bring more scattered outbreaks of rain that will gradually clear northeastwards with a few showers and some bright spells following. However, it will a fairly mild day with highest temperatures of bewteen 11 to 13 degrees.
Tomorrow will see a mix of cloud and sunny spells with widespread showers, with temperature highs of 8 to 11 degrees in moderate to fresh southwesterly winds.
There will be more scattered showers on Wednesday. Met Éireann said: “The showers most frequent in the south and west, mostly dry further east. Highs of 7 to 10 degrees in a moderate southwesterly breeze. A spell of more persistent rain will move into southern areas Wednesday evening, clearing eastward later in the night. Turning colder after the rain clears with lows of 1 to 3 degrees.”
Any lingering overnight rain in the east will clear on Thursday morning to usher in a mostly dry day with sunny spells and a few scattered showers. The national forecaster added: “Cloud will build from the southwest through the day with rain arriving by evening. Highs of 7 to 9 degrees in a moderate southerly breeze. Becoming quite windy on Thursday night. Wet also, with rain extending to all areas, heavy in the southwest.”
Met Éireann said Friday will also be a windy day with strong southwesterly winds feeding in widespread showers, heaviest and most frequent in the south and west. It will also be fairly mild, with hightest temperatures ranging between 12 to 14 degrees.