Met Éireann Issues Warning For Snow This Weekend

According to the warning there will be “falls of hail, sleet and snow”.

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Met Éireann have issued a Yellow Weather Warning for Dublin (and Ireland). A Yellow Weather Warning is issued when the weather is not unusual weather however there is localised danger. This particular warning comes into effect from 6pm this evening until 12pm tomorrow. According to the warning there will be “falls of hail, sleet and snow” alongside “icy and hazardous conditions”.

Status Yellow warning for Snow will come into effect this evening

 

This weekend will be very cold and frosty with snow accumulations possible. Here is a summary of what is in store this weekend:

SATURDAY:

  • Dry and plenty of sunshine.
  • High temperatures of 2 to 4 degrees.

SATURDAY NIGHT:

  • Cold and Frosty.
  • Sleet and Snow accumulations spreading northeastwards.
  • Variable Breezes becoming east to southeasterly.
  • Low temperatures -3 to 0 degrees.
Saturday Night Forecast
(Saturday Night Forecast via Met Éireann)

SUNDAY:

  • Frosty and icy in the morning.
  • Further sleet and snow into the early afternoon, turning into rain in the mid-morning in costal areas
  • High temperatures of only 1 to 4 degrees.
Sunday Weather via Met Éireann
(Sunday Weather via Met Éireann)

NATIONAL OUTLOOK:

  • Sunday Night will be cold with wintry showers of sleet and snow. Fog will form. Lowest temperatures -3 to 0 degrees.
  • Monday will see showery outbreaks of rain and sleet. Temperatures between 4 and 7 degrees.
  • Monday night will be overcast with persistent rain. Low temperatures of -2 to +3 degrees.
  • The cold spell will come to an end on Tuesday with more milder and wetter conditions to follow.

Sources:

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Met Éireann National and Regional Forecast

Met Éireann Warnings and Advisories

Met Éireann Warnings Explained

Please Note: The information provided in this article is accurate up to Saturday January 23rd 2021 at 16:20. Information can change at a moments notice therefore keep an eye out on the main source’s page.

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