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wrap up Met Eireann weather forecast for Ireland predicts snow and ice on the way as warning issued

More cold weather is on the way


Frosty weather is coming

Frosty weather is coming

Frosty weather is coming

It looks like snow and ice are on their way for parts of the country as Met Eireann have issued a yellow warning for Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim from 10pm tonight.

With blustery showers of hail, sleet and snow expected, motorists are being warned of hazardous driving conditions in these areas overnight and into tomorrow morning.

The yellow weather warning remains in place until 10am on Thursday morning.

Meanwhile, unsettled weather has been forecast for the remainder of the week.

Temperatures across the country will drop to between -2C and +1C as raw brisk winds will bring a scattering of snow, sleet and rain in some places. There is also a chance that isolated thunderstorms may bring local hail.

Frost and ice will set in overnight too, especially in sheltered areas.

Thursday will be cold and rather windy with scattered wintry showers.

Snow showers and icy stretches during the morning will lead to treacherous conditions for motorists in some parts of the country.

There will also be thundery showers and hail too, especially in the west and north.

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With temperatures of just 3C to 7C, it is set to be coldest in the north, with an added wind chill factor with fresh to strong and gusty winds persisting throughout the day.

Friday will be mostly dry with good sunny spells and light southwest breeze.

The night will see little change as winds freshen towards the morning.

Temperatures will be between 2C and 7C.

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