Friday's weather: Cold and frosty morning as snow-ice warnings remain in effect

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Friday's weather: Cold and frosty morning as snow-ice warnings remain in effect

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Today

Cold and frosty this morning, and it will remain cold with highest temperatures of 4 or 5 degrees. The day will be bright with scattered wintry showers occurring, mostly along western coastal counties.

Northwesterly winds will continue to be strong and gusty.

Tonight

Further wintry showers tonight but good dry and clear periods too. Frost will be widespread with lowest temperatures of +1 to -1 degrees.

Westerly winds will remain fresh.

Weather warnings

Snow-ice Warning for Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo (status orange)

Very cold, wintry weather from Wednesday evening onwards until Friday night. Showers of hail, sleet and snow will occur, with moderate accumulations to lower levels inland, more significant amounts on high ground, where there's a risk of drifting and blizzard conditions at times. Some scattered thunderstorms also.

Snow-ice Warning for Munster, Leinster, Galway and Roscommon (status yellow)

Very cold, wintry weather will develop overnight Wednesday, continuing until Friday night. Showers of hail, sleet and snow will occur, with some accumulations to lower levels, but especially over high ground. Showers will be more scattered in south Leinster and along the east coast of Leinster. Icy conditions also. 

Both warnings remain in effect until 6pm