Friday's weather: Cloudy and cold today, with some rain

Highest temperatures of 4 to 6 degrees

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Today

Cloudy and cold today with scattered outbreaks of rain, which may be heavy and persistent at times in the west and south of the country, and may also turn to sleet on occasions.

Highest temperatures of 4 to 6 degrees in moderate east to southeast winds.

Tonight

Further outbreaks of rain and drizzle this evening and early tonight, but the weather will clear from the east through the night and the cloud will break up.

Frost will develop widely by dawn with lowest temperatures of -1 to +1 degrees.

This information with thanks to Met Éireann