March 26, 2017

Weather warning: Met Eireann say temperatures are to plummet to -4c with possible snow tonight

It may well be the 20th of March, but the winter certainly isn’t over yet.

After a lovely day today, Met Eireann say temperatures are set to plummet -4c from 8pm tonight.

Met Eireann have issued a status yellow warning with ice and possible snow from tonight:

“Showers of snow are expected at times overnight and during Tuesday morning.

“Some accumulations are likely, 1 to 3 centimetres locally, but possibly more on hills and mountains in the western half of the country.

“Some dangerous driving conditions can be expected as road temperatures are likely to be close to freezing or below.”

“Wednesday and Thursday will be cold days with moderate to fresh northerly winds, making if feel extra cold. Mainly dry though with sunny spells, just a few showers.

“On Thursday showers are likely to turn wintry on high ground in the east. Frost again on both Wednesday and Thursday night. Daytime temperatures between 6 and 9 degrees at best.

“Friday and the weekend Dry and bright in most areas with slack winds. Becoming milder by day with sunshine, but nights will stay cold with an ongoing chance of frost.”

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