Weather update

Today's weather forecast for Donegal and North West

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Snowcapped Mount Errigal

Snowcapped Mount Errigal

It will be cloudy in most parts at first today with scattered outbreaks of rain, which will fall as sleet on higher ground.

Drier brighter conditions with sunny spells and some well scattered showers will evelop this morning.

The showers will die out by early evening. Highs of 5 to 7 Celsius but feeling much colder as northerly winds will increase fresh to strong and gusty.

It will be cold overnight with long clear spells  with showers in the north coast. Winds will become light and temperatures will dip to between zero and -4 Celsius with patches of frost and ice on untreated surfaces.

Tomorrow Thursday will start with dry sunny spells. Cloud will increase from the west in the afternoon bringing scattered outbreaks of rain and drizzle to western parts during the late afternoon and evening.

After a cold start temperatures will climb to between 8 and 10 Celsius. Light southwest breezes will back southeast and increase moderate to fresh during the afternoon.