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13th Jan 2023

Snow expected to fall as country-wide weather warning is issued

Katy Thornton

snow weather warning

Better wrap up warm.

Met Éireann has issued a new winter weather advisory for Ireland which states that some showers of snow are expected over the coming days.

Issued on Friday afternoon (13 January), the alert is now in effect and is set to last until midday next Thursday.

“Turning cold across the country between Sunday evening and Thursday morning as an Arctic airflow becomes established, bringing sharp to severe frosts and icy stretches on roads and footpaths,” it reads.

“Some showers of hail, sleet and snow are expected with the potential for freezing fog.”

Met Éireann added that further updates to the advisory and warnings are expected to be published in the following days.

You can check out the Irish meteorological service’s national forecast for the next few days here.

Meanwhile, a Status Yellow wind warning for Donegal is set to take effect from 12pm to 10pm on Saturday.

“Westerly winds will be very strong and gusty, especially near coasts and on high ground,” it reads.

This article originally appeared on JOE 

Header image via conor rabbett on Unsplash

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