Rain and snow this evening, snow mainly on high ground across the south, but to low levels in northern and western counties.
The persistent rain and snow clears the east after midnight, but frequent showers to follow, wintry on hills.
Minimum temperature -1 °C.
After an icy start it will be a bright day with sleet and snow showers, some accumulations likely on hills, and perhaps to low levels at times.
Maximum temperature 4 °C.
Outlook for Friday to Sunday:
Cold northwesterly winds will bring sleet and snow showers on Friday, these may be heavy in the morning.
Dry on Saturday. Windy on Sunday with rain at times.