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Met Eireann Issues Weather Warning For 14 Counties


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The snow is set to return for St Patrick's weekend. Met Eireann has issued a weather warning for Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan - with "low-temperatures, snow showers, and snow accumulation forecast on Saturday night and Sunday". 

The yellow alert is in place until midnight on Sunday, with Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Louth, Meath, Offaly, Weatmeath, Wexford, Wicklow, Cavan and Monaghan set to get the worst of the cold weather. 

The forecaster is warning of night time temperatures as low as -4 in parts of the country over the bank holiday. 

If you're heading to the parade tomorrow in the city, there will be scattered showers at first that will turn to a small amount of sleet and snow. There could be some sunny spells at times with temperatures in the afternoon ranging from only 1 or 2 degrees. Strong and gusty easterly winds will add a "significant chill". 

See the national outlook for the coming days below. 

Saturday Night 

Scattered wintry showers in the north and east. Very cold with lows of -1 and -4 and widespread sharp frost. 

Sunday

Very cold again with scattered wintry showers drying out in the afternoon. Fresh and strong wind chill in the afternoon with temperatures of just 1 to 4 degrees. 

Sunday night with be dry with the odd wintry shower in parts. Lows of around -1 to -4 degrees with widespread frost. 

Monday 

Mostly dry with the odd wintry flurry. Monday night will be mainly dry but it will be very cold with a severe frost as winds fall light. 

Tuesday 

Another mainly dry day with hazy sun. Top temperatures of 5-7 degrees. 

Wednesday 

Cloudy with some patchy rain or drizzle.


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