Top Forecaster Issues Snow Warning TONIGHT

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It has been quite a cold couple days. Ireland’s Met Office, Met Éireann have provided an update on the weather and it is not looking good!

Today, Wednesday January 6th, will be “cold” with “occasional wintry showers” affecting Dublin with temperatures being no higher than 4 degrees celsius.

Tonight, “outbreaks of rain, sleet an dsnow edge in the northwest” will cause “hazardous travelling conditions”. As for temperatures, they will not reach 0 degrees being at -2.

Tomorrrow, Thursday January 7th will see “rain and sleet clearing southeastwards” and will be slightly warmer at 1 to 2 degrees.

The National Outlook sees “temperatures well below normal, with widespread severe frost and ice”. There will be “winterly showers but becoming less cold over the weekend”.

On top of this, Met Éireann have issued TWO Yellow Weather Warnings for Dublin (and Ireland). A Yellow Weather Warning is issued when the weather is not unusual weather however there is localised danger.

  1. Status Yellow – Low Temperature/Ice Warning for Ireland: It will be very cold with lowest temperatures at -3 or -4 degree celsius. This warning comes into effect tonight at 8pm and lasts till 10am tomorrow.
  2.  Status Yellow- Snow/Ice Warning for Ireland: Snow and Ice will c\use treacherous conditions with some accumulations possible. This warning comes into effect at 11pm tonight until 11am tomorrow.

 

Sources:

Met Éireann Forecast

Met Éireann Warnings

Met Éireann Warnings Explained

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