It’s the last Bank-Holiday before Christmas and winter is back with a bang. People are being advised to wrap up well as temperatures drop, Scotland had falls of snow on the highlands this morning and it is predicted Ireland could have snow on high ground over the weekend.
Hill walkers are also being advised to take extra care, last weekend the Dublin/Wicklow Mountain Rescue teams were called out 4 times.
TODAY – FRIDAY 26TH OCTOBER
Cold and breezy today with sunny spells. There will be a few rain or hail showers about too, mainly in northern parts of the province. Top temperatures just 8 to 10 degrees with fresh and gusty north to northwest winds.
TONIGHT – FRIDAY 26TH OCTOBER
Cold and breezy tonight, with a lot of dry clear weather, but isolated rain or hail showers occurring also. Lowest temperatures of 1 to 3 degrees, with some frost and icy patches in places sheltered from the northerly breeze.
TOMORROW – SATURDAY 27TH OCTOBER
Another cold breezy day in store, despite some decent sunny spells. A few rain or hail showers, but mostly dry. Top temperatures only 7 or 8 degrees and feeling colder in the fresh and gusty north to northwest breeze.
SUNDAY 28TH OCT
A cold day with a mostly dry outlook however as winds turn from North to North East a risk of rain or hail along our eastern seaboard. Highs of 6c to 10c. The #DublinMarathon takes place and average race temps will hover at 6c/7c in a light breeze but as we noted we cannot rule out some light rain.
MONDAY 29TH OCT
A cold day with highs of 6c to 10c. Dry with some sunny spells. Due to the easterly direction of wind the risk of onshore light rain cannot be ruled out along the eastern seaboard.
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