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16/10/2021

Offaly waking up to a covering of snow and more snow forecast today and tonight

Roads dangerous after overnight snow and freezing temperatures

Offaly waking up to a covering of snow and more snow forecast today and tonight

Much of Offaly is under a blanket of snow this morning and motorists are being advised to take care on the roads.

After strong winds early in the evening, colder conditions swept across the county leaving a covering of snow in freezing temperatures and dangerous conditions on some roads.

A Status Yellow Weather Warning for snow and ice from Met Eireann remains in place until midnight. Met Eireann is forecasting sunny spells and scattered showers of rain, hail, sleet and snow today.

The showers will be heavy at times with a risk of thunder. Cold with highest afternoon temperatures just 1 to 4 degrees generally.

Winds will be strong and gusty from a westerly direction. Further wintry showers overnight but they will be become less frequent in the east and southeast. Cold and frosty despite the strong westerly breeze with lowest temperatures ranging -2 to +1 degrees.

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