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Met Eireann have issued the following, Yellow Alert, Snow-ice Warning

Icy patches expected to develop overnight/early Saturday in many parts of the country in spite of the wind. Sleet and snow showers expected to develop in the North and Northwest through the night giving several cms of snow on high ground and a covering at some lower levels. Towards morning a scattering of wintry showers will spread further South and East to other parts also. Issued: Friday 29 January 2016 13:00 Valid:Saturday 30 January 2016 00:01 to Saturday 30 January 2016 12:00

Tomorrow, Saturday will be a cold and breezy day, with some sunshine and occasional showers. There is a risk of isolated light snow showers in the morning, mainly on high ground. Afternoon temperatures of 3 to 6 Celsius in a moderate to fresh and occasionally gusty southwest to west wind.

Carlow County Council will treat P1 and P2 routes commencing at 5am tomorrow morning. Details of P1 and P2 routes can be found on the following link. http://tinyurl.com/z9ftm44.


Outside of office hours, (9.30am to 5.00pm – Monday to Friday), emergency calls in relation to flooding and weather related issues should be made to 01 2568652

Motorists are requested not to make unnecessary journeys and to drive in a manner appropriate to the prevailing weather conditions.