Updated Laois Weekend Weather

Updated Laois Weekend Weather

Forecasts for Ireland courtesy of Irish Weather Online

TRENDS for the week of 21 to 27 Jan 2021

Temperatures will average 2 to 3 deg below normal. Rainfall will be near normal with some precipitation wintry at times.Sunshine will also be near normal values.

FORECASTS TODAY will be breezy to windy at times with passing showers of sleet, cold rain, or snow, the snow more likely on hills above 250 m elevations. Some sunny breaks will develop especially in eastern counties. Winds west to northwest 40 to 70 km/hr, may ease for a time this afternoon. Highs 3 to 7 C.

TONIGHT will be partly cloudy with further bands of mixed wintry showers, snow line coming down to around 200m aslo where these showers encounter hills. Quite cold with northwest winds 30 to 60 km/hr. Lows -2 to +2 C.

FRIDAY will be partly cloudy and windy with passing wintry showers, more frequently now of snow or hail. Winds northwest 40 to 70 km/hr with some higher gusts in exposed Atlantic counties. Highs 2 to 6 C.

SATURDAY will be partly cloudy with more generous sunny intervals, isolated wintry showers, some small accumulations of snow at times, continued very cold with lows -3 to +1 C and highs 1 to 5 C.

SUNDAY will continue breezy and cold with passing snow showers, lows -4 to 0 C and highs 1 to 5 C.

MONDAY will start out clear with sharp frosts in many areas away from somewhat milder west coast counties, lows around -6 to 0 C. Increasing cloud leading to sleet by evening, highs 0 to 5 C.

The latest info on cold snap this weekend courtesy of Irish Weather Online