WEEKEND WEATHER: Kilkenny braced for another change in conditions
After enjoying a few bright late autumn days, Kilkenny is braced for more unsettled conditions this weekend.
However, it will remain quite mild for this time of year over the coming days, according to Met Éireann’s latest forecast.
The national forecaster said today will be begin ‘cool and bright’ but cloudy weather will soon develop in this part of the county, along with some spots of drizzle or mist.
Met Éireann added: “Turning cloudier in Connacht and Leinster later in the day but staying mostly dry. Plenty of sunshine throughout the day in the north. Highest temperatures of 10 to 14 degrees generally, milder in west Munster reaching up to 16 degrees, in mainly light easterly breezes.”
The national forecaster said tomorrow will be ‘a wet day with a spell of rain spreading from the southwest through the morning, reaching northeastern counties in the afternoon’. And it added: “Breezy too, with moderate southeast winds, fresh at times. Highest temperatures of 13 to 16 degrees.”
Things are looking brighter for Sunday, which is set to be a mild day with a mix of cloud and sunny spells. Met Éireann said: “Cloudier conditions will bring some patchy drizzle, but there will be a good deal of dry weather. Light to moderate southwest winds will back southerly. Highest temperatures of 15 to 17 degrees.”
It said Monday will be “breezy and mostly cloudy with outbreaks of rain”, adding: “Mild for the time of year with highest temperatures of 15 to 17 or 18 degrees in moderate to fresh winds.”
Met Éireann said current indications suggest Tuesday will also be mild and breezy at times with further rainfall, adding: “Continuing unsettled into midweek.”