First flurry of winter snow lands on Lug

A coating of snow on Lugnaquilla today

Winter came back with a bang on Friday, but Wicklow had its first flurry of winter snow today.

After the fog had cleared from the Wicklow mountains this afternoon, a light fall of snow was revealed on Wicklow’s highest peak, Lugnaquilla.

Forecast for the Bank-Holiday

TODAY – SATURDAY 27TH OCTOBER

A cold breezy day in store, despite some decent sunny spells. A few rain or hail showers, but mostly dry. Top temperatures only 7 or 8 degrees and feeling colder in the fresh and gusty north to northwest breeze.

SUNDAY 28TH OCT
A cold day with a mostly dry outlook however as winds turn from North to North East a risk of rain or hail along our eastern seaboard. Highs of 6c to 10c. The #DublinMarathon takes place and average race temps will hover at 6c/7c in a light breeze but as we noted we cannot rule out some light rain.

MONDAY 29TH OCT
A cold day with highs of 6c to 10c. Dry with some sunny spells. Due to the easterly direction of wind the risk of onshore light rain cannot be ruled out along the eastern seaboard.

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