Weekend weather to be very unsettled in Kildare as plenty of rain and sunshine awaits

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Weekend weather to be very unsettled in Kildare as plenty of rain and sunshine awaits
18:15 Friday 14th of September 2018

It's set to be an unsettled weekend of weather in Kildare as the county escapes some of the rain that the rest of the country will be subjected to, but there is still a good chance of some considerable downpours throughout the weekend.

There will be showers tonight, most frequent in northern and northwestern areas and in the first half of the night. Lowest temperatures 7-11 degrees in mainly moderate southwest breezes.

Tomorrow, Saturday, will start mainly dry with isolated showers. There'll be bright spells in parts of east Munster and Leinster, with a little hazy sunshine. Persistent rain will develop in the west and northwest later in the morning will extend through Connacht and Ulster in the afternoon and evening. It'll stay largely dry elsewhere, with just isolated showers. Becoming windy, with strong and gusty southerly winds developing. Highest temperatures of 14 to 18 degrees.

Windy with outbreaks of rain in all areas on Saturday night, heavy and persistent at times. Overnight temperatures of 11-15 degrees in strong southerly winds.

The rain will clear southeastwards on Sunday morning, winds will ease and brighter weather with scattered showers will follow. In the southeast, the rain may linger until late afternoon though. Afternoon temperatures will range from 16-21 degrees, warmest in the south. Sunday night will be mainly dry with light breezes.

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