Status Yellow – Ice warning for Ireland

MET Eireann have issued a Status Yellow Ice Warning for the entire country.

The warning is valid form 6pm this evening until 10am on Tuesday morning

Hazardous conditions are forecast due to freezing temperatures including icy stretches on roads and paths.


Tonight, rain and drizzle over the southern half of the country will continue turning to sleet or snow in places for a time. Long clear spells will follow and it will become very cold with lowest temperatures of 0 and -4 degrees with a widespread sharp frost and some icy stretches. A few wintry showers will develop on north facing coasts.

TOMORROW – Tuesday 7th March

Tuesday will start off cold and frosty with ice in places. Frost and ice will clear and it will be a cold, bright and mainly dry day with sunny spells. A few showers may develop on north facing coasts. Highest temperatures of just 3 to 6 degrees with light to moderate northerly breezes.

National Outlook

OUTLOOK: Very cold overnight through the week with frost, ice and some possible wintry falls. Some uncertainty from midweek onwards however.

TUESDAY NIGHT: Another icy cold night with a widespread sharp or severe frost as temperatures fall to between -5 and 0 degrees. Mostly dry and clear over the northern half of the country, with wintry falls of rain sleet or snow in parts of the south.

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