Snow and ice on the way for Kildare
Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow Snow and Ice alert warning of a continued risk of scattered snow showers, particularly in Connacht and Ulster.
The alert, issued this morning (Thursday, January 18) is valid until 12pm tomorrow.
According to Met Éireann there'll be a mix of clear spells and further showers tonight; some of sleet and snow; especially over higher ground, but some sleet and snow at lower levels too. There'll be some hail and thunder too. Lowest temperatures of -1 to 3 degrees with frost and a risk of icy patches. Winds will be moderate to fresh west to south-westerly, increasing strong and gusty in western coastal parts.