Status Orange Rain Warning for Wicklow

Motorists are being advised to slow down and use caution on roads today.

Spot flooding has been reported on many roads throughout the county.

MET Eireann upgraded a Status Yellow Rain Warning to a Status Orange Rain Warning this afternoon.

Wicklow along with Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford were included in the Warning.

The Warning will remain in place until 9pm this evening (Wednesday) following that a Yellow Low Temperature/Ice Warning will come into effect. The Warning will be valid from 11pm tonight until 10am on Thursday.

Forecast

This evening and tonight

Wet and windy today with some heavy falls of rain leading to localised flooding, particularly in the south and southeast of Leinster. There will be some falls of sleet at times in the south, with snow possible on higher ground. Strong and gusty southerly winds will ease through the afternoon with drier and brighter weather extending from the west. However, patchy rain will persist in the east into the evening. Feeling cool with highest temperatures of 6 to 9 degrees.

Tomorrow

Any frost, ice and fog will clear tomorrow morning, leaving a largely dry and bright day with sunny spells developing. Turning breezier through the day as light to moderate southerly winds increase fresh in the afternoon. Highest temperatures of 8 to 10 degrees.

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