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08th Dec 2017

A new Orange weather warning has been issued by Met Éireann

Significant falls of snow are expected.

Laura Holland

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Met Éireann has issued a new weather warning for a lot of the country with significant falls of snow expected.

Yesterday they had issued a snow-ice warning for seven counties; Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Longford, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo, for today but they’ve increased the warning to include all of Connacht, Kildare, Louth, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath and Meath.

Accumulations of 4 to 8 cm of snow is expected in those areas from Saturday to Sunday.

They’ve said:

“Snow-ice Warning for Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Dublin, Kildare, Laois, Longford, Louth, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath and Meath

Significant falls of snow are expected Saturday night and into Sunday. Accumulations of 4 to 8 cm could occur quite widely with greater totals possible. Drifting snow locally at times too with brisk winds. Slippery paths and treacherous roads also due to snow accumulation and ice.

Issued: Friday 08 December 2017 11:00
Valid: Saturday 09 December 2017 23:00 to Sunday 10 December 2017 23:00”

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