The Bridal Path, Kilminchy, Portlaoise in December 2017.
The warning is for scattered snow showers later Tuesday and Tuesday night will lead to accumulations of 4 to 6 cm by Wednesday morning. Widespread frost and icy conditions also.
The warning is valid from
The warning covers Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, Laois, Louth, Wicklow and Meath.
Up to 3 cm of snow in some parts of these counties by Wednesday morning with widespread frost and icy conditions also.
A Status Yellow
Met Éireann warns that it could dip slightly lower in some western and northwestern counties overnight. Temperatures tomorrow will struggle to get above zero
There is also a risk of thunder and lightning storms.
MORE BELOW TWEET
Precipitation rate in mm/h averaged over the previous 6 hours. Blue shades show light rain while yellow and red show heavy rain. Precipitation can be rain, hail or snow. pic.twitter.com/Xqdu5vZPGJ— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) February 27, 2018
A Status Yellow Weather Advisory remains in force for exceptionally cold weather will occur this week.
A warning status has yet to be allocated to a spell of persistent and heavy snow is expected to extend from the south late Thursday and Thursday night, with significant and disruptive accumulations.
Met Éireann is expected to make a decision by midday Wednesday.
The advisory notice is valid until Saturday, March 3.
Surface temperature predictions over land and sea.— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) February 27, 2018
The W and C symbols show the location and value of the highest (W - Warm) and lowest (C - Cold) temperature on the map. pic.twitter.com/vB1eC5YZ2x