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Met Éireann forecast sunny spells and highs of 20C today


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Met Éireann has forecast sunny spells with highs of 20C today and a little patchy rain.

It is set to be a largely warm and dry week as temperatures will widely reach the low to mid-twenties this weekend. 

"A rather cloudy day, there'll be a little patchy rain at times,” a Met Éireann forecaster said. 

"Sunny spells will develop in the late afternoon.

"Highest temperatures of 15 to 20 degrees, lowest in the northwest and highest in the south and southeast.

"West to northwest breezes, light to moderate in strength.”

There will be further sunny spells tomorrow but it'll be clouder in the north where there’ll be light rain or drizzle.

It will remain mild with highest temperatures of 16C in the northwest and 21C in the southeast. 

"Cloud at first on Thursday with sunny intervals developing during the afternoon and evening, the best of which will be in the south and east,” the national forecaster said.

"Highest temperatures of 18 to 21 degrees generally, lowest in the northwest in light to northwest breezes.”

Friday will be mostly dry in the morning with outbreaks of light rain in the northwest dying away as some sunny spells will develop, with highest temperatures of 18C to 22C. 

Saturday and Sunday will be mostly dry with light winds and some sunny spells with temperatures widely reaching the low to mid-twenties. 

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Early indications suggest that next week will see largely dry and warm conditions as high pressure is expected to dominate Ireland’s weather. 

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