Snow warning escalates with no let-up to cold snap

first_imgDonegal is in for more winter weather after a night of heavy snow and stormy conditions. Met Eireann has increased the Snow-Ice alert for Donegal, Cavan and Monaghan to Status Orange ahead of more incoming snowfall.An Atlantic depression is approaching Ireland today, bringing heavy participation that will turn into snow and sleet over Ulster in the current cold spell. Forecasters say snow showers are due to impact Donegal throughout the night and into Thursday morning. Ulster is set to be the worst-affected area for snow accumulations and we are in for another cold night with lows of 0 to +4 degrees celcius.The Status Orange warning comes into effect on Wednesday evening at 6pm until Thursday at 12noon.The strong winds of Storm Fionn have largely eased off for the north west, however a marine gale warning remains in place on all Irish coasts.Snow warning escalates with no let-up to cold snap was last modified: January 19th, 2018 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Met Eireannsnowweatherweather warninglast_img