WEATHER WARNING

We will be right in the middle of approaching snow storm

Tweet from Met Éireann shows track of snow storm

Conor Ganly

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Snow forecast met éireann

Snow set to hit Ireland.

A new tweet issued by Met Eireann reveals that a substantial amount of snow is set to hit the the country over the 24 hours with a second Status Yellow warning issued today.

The forecast shows rain and sleet turning just after midnight. Two status Yellow warnings are in place.

A warning for all of Ireland says that snow showers are likely to give accumulations of less than 3cm on Tuesday. The showers most frequent in the west and north of the country. Slippery roads and paths due to accumulation of ice on untreated surfaces. 

The warning is valid from 4am Tuesday, February 6 to 11.59pm Tuesday, February 6.

A specific snow-ice warning is also in place for Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan, Leitrim, East Cork, Tipperary and Waterford
This evening and tonight, falls of snow will give accumulations of 0 to 3 cm leading to hazardous conditions on roads and footpaths.

This warning is valid from 6pm Monday, February 5 to 4am Tuesday, February 6.

Gardaí have warned road users about the conditions.