Wednesday's weather: Wintry showers, with some frost later

Information supplied by Met Éireann

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Today

Scattered heavy showers extending southeastwards to all areas early this morning, a few possibly thundery.

They will clear to the southeast by noon. Further showers in the west and north this afternoon, some wintry on high ground.

Highest temperatures of 5 to 10 degrees with moderate to fresh west to southwest winds, coldest in Ulster.

Tonight

Early tonight will be dry and cold in many areas with frost developing in places.

Lowest temperatures of 0 to 4 degrees.

Showers will continue in the west and north, and these will spread eastwards later in the night.

South to southwest breezes will freshen overnight, clearing any frost.

Weather warning

On Friday, a deep Atlantic depression, which has been named Storm Barbara, will track eastwards well to the north of Scotland.

It will bring wet and windy weather over Ireland.

There will be a risk of stormy conditions in coastal counties of Connacht and Ulster.