After several days of relentless rain, there is finally some hope on the horizon for better weather in Ireland. Alan O’Reilly of Carlow Weather has revealed that the latest weather models indicate a potential return of high pressure next week, bringing with it dry and sunny conditions. While it is still uncertain, O’Reilly’s tweet has provided a glimmer of hope for those seeking a break from the wet weather.
Today, Dubliners can expect isolated showers of rain or drizzle in the morning, but the weather is expected to improve as the day progresses, with sunny spells breaking through the clouds. Temperatures will reach a high of around 18 or 19 degrees, providing some respite from the recent chilly weather.
Tonight, the skies will clear, and there will be isolated showers. Temperatures will drop to lows of 10 to 12 degrees. Tomorrow will start off sunny, with scattered showers later in the day and increasing cloud cover. Temperatures will reach around 17 or 18 degrees.
As for the national outlook, Met Eireann predicts that Thursday night will start off partly cloudy with scattered showers. However, rain will move in from the south, making it cloudy and wet over Munster and south Leinster overnight. Lowest temperatures will range from 10 to 15 degrees.
Friday will be wet and breezy, with rain extending northwards across the country throughout the morning and afternoon. This heavy rain may cause some flooding. Temperatures will range from 15 to 21 degrees, with moderate to fresh and gusty winds changing direction throughout the day.
Friday night will bring a temporary respite, with drier and less breezy conditions and only scattered showers. However, more rain is expected to move into the west towards morning. Lowest temperatures will range from 11 to 14 degrees.
Saturday will be a wet day, with heavy showers or longer spells of rain. There may be some sunshine during the showery periods. It will be a breezy and blustery day, with moderate to fresh and gusty winds initially from the south, later becoming northwesterly. Strong winds can be expected, especially near the coasts. Temperatures will range from 15 to 20 degrees.
While the weather may be unpredictable, the possibility of high pressure returning next week offers a glimmer of hope for those longing for dry and sunny conditions. It is important to stay updated with the latest forecasts from reliable sources such as Met Eireann to plan accordingly.
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