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Snow and ice weather warning extended into next week

11 February 2018, 05:08 | Ken Black

Rain, sleet and snow are forecast for much of next week as children break up from school for half term

Yellow snow and rain warning for

Southwest to west winds will reach mean speeds of between 55 and 65 km/h with gusts up to 110 km/h possible.

The warning applies to all of Munster, Leinster and County Galway.

A weather warning has been issued for snow and ice across the North-east. Frost and icy patches will develop once again soon after dark with lowest temperatures of minus 1 to plus 2 degrees.

"Next week, the weather will remain in its changeable phase, going between milder and colder spells with further spells of snow".

"This rain will be persistent and heavy at times, turning to snow on high ground". Temperatures in the north will be 8C at their highest, with the south-west enjoying slightly higher temperatures of 12C.

More showers this afternoon will give a total 24 hour rainfall accumulation for today of between 25 and 35 mm.

Yellow snow and ice warning for
Met Éireann Issues Two Weather Warnings Affecting Kildare.

"Most of us will see snow and rain, and there's going to be a lot of wind".

A snow and ice warning for all of Ireland is in place until midnight on Sunday as temperatures are expected to fall to -3 degrees.

However, the outlook for the weekend is for more icy conditions with wintry showers, ice and frost expected. Highest temperatures will range from 9°C to 12°C.

Tuesday will be cold with good sunny spells and some scattered wintry showers in the west and north for a time.

Public Health England forecasters have extended a cold weather health alert until Tuesday and today swathes of the country were hit by wind and even some snow. Sharp or severe frost and icy patches will develop at night.



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