Nationwide weather warning issued with severe frost and freezing fog expected
Met Éireann has issued the latest in a series of weather warnings this morning in the form of a Status Yellow low temperature / ice warning for Ireland.
The alert was issued at 11:00am by the national meteorological office this morning (Friday, January 8).
It will be valid from 5:00pm this evening through to 12:00pm tomorrow.
There will be improving conditions in the west and northwest from early Saturday morning, however, the forecaster added.
Looking at today’s weather, Met Éireann says that today will be dry with bright winter sunshine. However, well scattered wintry showers will occur too, with Ulster and east Leinster most at risk.
Highest temperatures will only be 1° to 5°, in mostly light to moderate northerly breezes. A severe frost will set in quickly after dark.
It will be extremely frosty and icy on Saturday morning (January 9) with freezing fog in parts too. Some wintry showers will affect the east of Leinster, with patchy rain and drizzle gradually moving into the west and northwest.