Tuesday's weather: Cold, sunny and mostly dry day

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Tuesday's weather: Cold, sunny and mostly dry day

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Today

Today will be a cold, sunny and mostly dry day. However, there will be scattered showers in coastal counties of the west and north with the odd heavy or thundery shower and also some showers may turn wintry over higher ground.

Top temperatures of only 5 to 8 degrees in a moderate to fresh north to northwesterly wind but strong and gusty near coasts.

Tonight

Tonight will be mostly dry with good clear spells but showers will continue to affect mostly the north and northwest with some turning wintry over higher ground.

It will be cold with lowest temperatures between -2 and +2 degrees leading to frost and icy patches as northerly winds decrease light to moderate but remain fresh near coasts.