Temperatures of up to 22C or 23C will hit the county early next week – with long range forecasts saying it will last for at least five days.
This image from UK forecasters shows a high pressure over Ireland next Monday.
And Donegal will be at the centre of it.
It follows another warm day today across the county, although it has been mainly cloudy.
Irish Weather Online forecaster Peter O’Donnell says we may see a bit more cloud and mist over the next day or so.
“But after that it is looking very pleasant indeed,” he added.
Met Eireann forecasters agree.
This is their forecast for the next few days.
A mix of cloud and hazy sunshine this weekend with isolated showers. Settled conditions for next week and warm with temperatures reaching into the low twenties.
Showers will die out on Friday evening and it will be mainly dry Friday night with some clear spells. It will stay mild with lowest temperatures around 12 or 13 degrees in a light northerly breeze with mist or fog patches forming.
Saturday will be mostly dry with hazy sunshine, but scattered light showers will occur. Top temperatures of 18 to 21 degrees in light northerly breezes with onshore sea breezes developing along coasts.
Sunday will be mostly dry with just the odd light shower and some hazy sunshine. Top temperatures 20 to 22 degrees generally, but 17 to 19 degrees in the north in the northerly breeze.
The early days of next week will see settled conditions with a lot of dry weather, good sunny spells and temperatures reaching into the high teens to low twenties. Winds will be light mainly northerly, but with sea breezes developing during the afternoons along coasts.Tags: