Laois 5-Day weather forecast
WEDNESDAY JULY 16th: Overcast and damp in the morning with further outbreaks of light rain or drizzle around. During the late morning and early afternoon, rain and drizzle should clear, but it will remain generally cloudy and humidity will rise. Southerly winds will ease and veer SW dropping quite light. Feeling mild with highs of 19c or 20c – perhaps 21c or 22c if some later afternoon sunshine breaks through. OVERNIGHT: Cloud will continue to break ans winds will back southeasterly though remaining light. Humidity will continue to rise and temperatures will remain high between 14c and 16c.
THURSDAY JULY 17th: Good sunny spells for the morning and much of the afternoon. Becoming warm also with temperatures reaching between 21c and 24c in a light SE breeze, backing easterly later and increasing to moderate. In the late afternoon and evening cloud will build from the southeast and showers will develop. Owing to the humid conditions – these showers will be heavy and thundery with the risk of some locally severe storms.OVERNIGHT: Further heavy or thundery showers for much of the night. Lows of 14c to 16c and remaining humid. Winds, moderate easterly at first will back SE later and drop light.
FRIDAY JULY 18th 2014: Overcast with further thundery spells of rain at first, however these will clear off northwards during the late morning and sunny spells will develop once more. Highs will reach between 20c and 23c in a light S breeze. In the late afternoon some thunderstorms are likely to break out yet again owing to the humid conditions. OVERNIGHT: The risk of thunderstorms continue, but some areas may escape dry. Winds light southerly. Lows of 14c to 17c.
SATURDAY JULY 19th: Low pressure near southern Ireland continues to bring in a warm, humid unstable airflow giving a mix of warm sunny spells and passing heavy thundery showers. Highs reaching between 20c and 23c. Winds light south to southeast.OVERNIGHT: The risk of thunderstorms and showers remain overnight, however some areas may remain dry throughout. Lows of between 14c and 16c in a light southerly airflow.
SUNDAY JULY 20th: Pressure should begin to rise which will see less and less showers as the day goes on. Good sunny spells by evening and humidity should begin to drop a little also. Highs of 19c to 22c or 23c in light south to southwesterly breezes.OVERNIGHT: Dry and mostly clear – though some local fog patches may develop. Lows of 13c to 16c in light south to southwest winds.
OUTLOOK: High pressure is expected to build next week so the showers will become very isolated. Warm also with temperatures getting into the 20s each day and nights will be more pleasent owing to lower humidity and lows dropping close around 12c.