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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 5°C
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# winter is coming
It's a wet and windy start to the weekend with gusts of up to 100km/h forecast
Mild temperatures are forecast tonight but tomorrow night will see frosty conditions.

LAST UPDATE | Nov 26th 2022, 12:56 PM

IT’S A WET AND windy start to the last weekend in November, with weather warnings to kick in later. 

A Status Yellow wind warning has been issued for Galway, Mayo and Donegal. It will kick in at 6pm and will remain in place until 11pm. 

Met Éireann has warned of very strong southwest winds with gusts of 80-100km/h, strongest near coasts and on high ground with potential for wave overtoppping.

Looking at the general forecast, the windy conditions across the country are to ease during the afternoon and the rain will become a bit lighter and patchier. However, the rain will remain persistent and sometimes heavy in the south and southeast. 

It’s due to be dry in most places by by this evening, but a band of showers will move in over the west. 

Despite the wet and windy weather, conditions are mild for this time of year, with temperatures to hit as high as 14 degrees today. 

Tonight will see a band of showery rain move east across the country and it will be blustery. 

Cleaar spells and scattered showers are expected to follow, which will be most frequent over the western half of the country. 

Tomorrow is forecast to be bright and breezy, with sunshine and showers. The showers will be heaviest and most frequent in the west of the country. 

Temperatures will range between 9 and 12 degrees. 

The scattered showers will continue tomorrow night, mostly near the coast. 

It’ll be colder tomorrow night than in recent nights, with frost possible as temperatures drop as low as 1 degree. 

Looking ahead to Monday, conditions are forecast to be generally dry and sunny, although a few showers are expected, particularly during the morning. 

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