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04th Jul 2024

Status Yellow rain warning issued for four Irish counties

Simon Kelly

Met Éireann weather warning rain

Get the brollies out.

Met Éireann have issued a Status Yellow rain warning for four Irish counties for Friday and Saturday.

The alert includes counties Dublin, Louth, Meath and Wicklow and is in place from 10pm on Friday, July 5, until 6am Saturday.

Potential impacts of the warning of heavy rain include spot flooding.

The outlook for the next few days, according to the national forecaster, includes quite unsettled conditions with rain or showers and lower temperatures for this time of year.

Status Yellow rain warning issued for four Irish counties

The national forecast for today, Thursday, July 4, includes wind with a mix of sunshine and showers, with highest temperatures of 14 to 18 degrees.

Cloud will increase in the southwest this afternoon, with outbreaks of rain and drizzle developing.

Check out below for the forecast for the rest of the week.

Friday, July 5
A mainly dry start to Friday morning before slow moving scattered showers move in from the west. Some of the showers will turn heavy with the chance of isolated thunderstorms and spot flooding. Highest temperatures of 14 to 17 degrees with a light southwest or variable breeze.

Further heavy scattered showers overnight, merging to longer spells of rain over the north and east which may lead to spot flooding. Lowest temperatures of 6 to 9 degrees with a light to moderate northwesterly wind.

Saturday, July 6
Cloud and rain will linger in the east at first Saturday morning. Elsewhere will see a mostly dry morning with sunny spells, although there will be some showers in the north and west and these will extend to other areas through the afternoon and evening. Highest temperatures of 13 to 17 degrees with a light to moderate west to northwest wind.

A mix of clear spells and scattered showers overnight. Lowest temperatures of 5 to 9 degrees with a light westerly breeze.

Sunday, July 7
Sunny spells and scattered showers again on Sunday, heaviest and most frequent over the northern half of the country. Highest temperatures of 13 to 17 degrees in a light west to northwest breeze.

Showers will become more isolated and die out early on in the night leaving a mostly dry night with clear spells. Lowest temperatures of 5 to 9 degrees in a light northeasterly breeze.

Monday, July 8
Cloud and rain will increase from the south through the morning, pushing northwards through the day. It will stay drier and brighter in Ulster with just isolated showers. Highest temperatures of 14 to 19 degrees in a light easterly breeze.

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