WEATHER FORECAST: Kilkenny’s in for a wet and wild weekend
Wrap up well if you’re oventuring outdoors this weekend folks!
Met Éireann has warned there will be no let up in the wet and windy conditions we’ve endured over the past few weeks as Kilkenny faces into another unsettled weekend of weather.
As KilkennyNow.ie reported yesterday, Kilkenny County Council are currently handing out sandbags ahead of expected flooding in parts of the county in the coming days and weeks – you can find the locations for sandbags here.
Today is set to begin cloudy, with rain and drizzle slowly edging its way southwards reaching all areas by early afternoon.
The rain will be heaviest and most persistent in the west, lighter and patchier in nature further east with some drier weather at times, with highest temperatures of 10 to 11 degrees.
There will be patchy rain and drizzle tonight, clearing from the northwest to scattered blustery showers with lows of 6 to 8 degrees in the south.
It will be blustery tomorrow and mostly cloudy with widespread showers. Highs of 9 to 11 and 3 to 6 degrees that night with rain for a time on that night.
Sunday will be mainly dry with sunny spells to start, with passing showers and temperatures reaching highs of 9 to 11 degrees.
Light and patchy rain and drizzle will spread to all areas through Sunday evening and early night with a band of heavier rain spreading from the west later in the night and southwesterly winds increasing with gales returning.