Met Éireann warn of slippery roads ahead of weather warning

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A status yellow snow-ice warning has been issued for the entire country, with scattered snow showers forecast.

Met Éireann warn of slippery paths and roads due to accumulation of ice on untreated surfaces, on Friday morning.

The snow showers are forecast for tomorrow, Thursday night and into Friday with accumulations of 3cm possible.

Showers will be most frequent in the west and in the north.

The warning was issued this afternoon, and will come into force tomorrow at 9pm. It will last throughout the night and Friday morning, until noon.

Tonight will see outbreaks of rain and drizzle. Drier conditions will spread from the northwest overnight but it will remain mostly cloudy. Temperatures will dip to between 3 and 6 Celsius towards morning and southerly winds will become light to moderate.

Tomorrow will be largely dry at first but scattered showers will spread from the west during the day and some will turn heavy and possibly thundery during the afternoon and evening.