Thursday's weather: A bright day with sunny spells and showers this afternoon

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Thursday's weather: A bright day with sunny spells and showers this afternoon

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Today

Mist and fog in places at first.

Remaining overnight rain will clear the east coast around dawn and the day will be bright and fresh with sunny spells and scattered showers, a few heavy.

The showers will be mostly in western counties this morning, but a few could turn up anywhere in the afternoon.

Highest temperatures of 14 or 15 degrees in moderate west to southwest winds.

Tonight

Mostly dry early tonight, with clear periods in midland and eastern areas.

Turning wet from the west overnight with heavy rain spreading eastwards and becoming windy along the south and southwest coasts with strong southerly winds.

Overnight lows of 8 to 11 degrees Celsius.