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Temperatures to plunge to -6 degrees tonight with more snow forecast

Temperatures could drop to -6 degrees Celcius tonight in parts of Galway leading to ‘treacherous conditions’, Met Éireann has said.

Tonight will see the coldest temperatures so far this year but the weather experts say that temperatures could drop even further over the weekend.

Outbreaks of rain will occur throughout today, turning to sleet and snow at times.

It will become dry this evening and tonight, but frost and icy conditions are forecast along with freezing fog, resulting in treacherous conditions.

A status Yellow weather warning for snow and ice remains in place until Saturday across the country.

Tomorrow will be mostly dry and clear but scattered wintry showers are expected.

It will remain extremely cold with a widespread severe frost and ice, in a light northwest breeze.

Lowest temperatures will be between temperatures -2 to -5 degrees Celsius, but it will be even colder over lying snow.

As for the weekend, Saturday night could see temperatures as low as -7 degrees after a mostly sunny day.

However, the early indications are that next week will be drier and much milder than this week.

AA Roadwatch have warned motorists that it can take ‘up to 10 times longer’ to stop on an icy road and urged

Michael Malone
Email me at editor@galwaydaily.com
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