NI Weather: Cold and frosty , turning wet and windy

This Evening and Tonight: Dry and largely clear evening with light winds allowing a frost to develop. However temperatures rise overnight as cloud and winds increase and rain reaches the far west towards dawn. Minimum temperature -2C.

Friday: Occasionally heavy rain in west soon spreading east then clearing towards midday to leave a brighter afternoon with blustery showers. Milder with strong southerly then southwesterly winds with coastal gales. Maximum temperature 11C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday: Very unsettled with heavy blustery showers or longer spells of occasionally heavy rain. It will also be very windy with mainly southwesterly gales or severe gales, especially Sunday and Monday.