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Warm hearts for Valentine’s Day but snow on the way

NewsBy Neil Fetherston
Warm hearts for Valentine’s Day but snow on the way

There may be warm hearts around the country for Valentine’s Day but it was cold outside with snow on the way.

Met Eireann has warned that today will be cold and cloudy with a strong chance of snow in  the north and east.

Showers can also be expected throughout the day mixed in with some hail and sleet.

Top temperatures will be in the range of 4 to 7C.

Tonight will be very cold with mostly clear skies.

Winds will moderate to fresh from the northwest bringing a widespread of severe frost and ice.

Monday will see the ice clear with bright and sunny spells

The morning will remain cold but temperatures will rise as high as 5 to 8C in the afternoon.

Monday night will be very cold with frost and various icy patches expected.

Frost will linger in eastern counties with rain developing along the Atlantic coast.

Tuesday will be a wet and windy with heavy rain throughout the day and night with a risk of spot flooding.

Temperatures will again drop as low as -2C with sharp frost developing and icy stretches on roads.

Wednesday will be cold but bright with some sunny spells and scattered showers.

Showers will contain hail and sleet with snow possible along with a risk of thunder.

Highest temperatures will be between 4-7C.