Is it going to snow this weekend? Met Éireann issues latest update

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Is it going to snow this weekend? Met Éireann issues latest update

Is it going to snow this weekend? Met Éireann issues latest update

Met Éireann's latest forecast shows that our weather is to become unsettled during the weekend and will turn colder again next week.

The national forecaster says Friday night will continue mainly dry, however, a few patches of drizzle and mist will occur and it will stay mild will lows between 4 and 9 Celsius.

"It looks like rain will arrive on north and west coasts by Saturday morning and it will become breezy everywhere as south to southwest winds freshen," their latest forecast said.

"On Saturday rain will spread to all areas together with strong and gusty southwest winds. Blustery showers will follow later in the afternoon, some of the showers turning heavy and possibly wintry in the north. Temperatures in the morning will be 9 or 10 degrees, but it will turn colder during the afternoon and evening."

"Saturday night is looking windy with gales along Atlantic coasts and some further showers in gusty northwest winds. Overnight lows of 4 to 6 celsius."

Met Éireann suggests Sunday will start windy with ongoing strong and gusty northwest winds. A few showers will occur through the course of the day with a few possibly wintry in the north, some sunny spells at times also.

Afternoon temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees with an added wind chill.  There will be a good deal of dry weather on Sunday night with moderate to fresh and gusty northwest winds. Overnight lows of 1 to 4 Celsius.

Met Éireann has revealed that current indications suggest next week will be cold and rather unsettled and that there will be frosty nights and occasional wintry showers.