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16th Mar 2018

Met Éireann’s snow and ice weather warning has been upgraded to a nationwide alert

Rory Cashin

cold weather

Seven counties in particular are in for a pretty bad time.

Is it just us, or did Saint Patrick’s Day used to have good weather?

We have very specific memories of being at the parade in a t-shirt, on what was a warm and sunny day.

Are we forgetting incorrectly? Have we been incepted into thinking it was actually WAY nicer than it actually was?

Because we definitely don’t remember it SNOWING on Paddy’s Day, but according to the updated and upgraded weather warning by Met Eireann on Friday evening, that is exactly what we should be expecting for the next few days.

Here is the breakdown, as per their website:

Status Orange Snow-ice Warning for Dublin, Kildare, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Meath and Waterford

Scattered heavy snow showers will lead to accumulations in places and some drifting.

This is in effect from the 3am in the early hours of Sunday morning until 12pm.

Status Yellow Snow-ice Warning for Ireland

Very cold this weekend with wind chill and icy patches. Snow showers also but some areas staying dry, especially the northwest.

This is in effect from 12pm on Saturday until 9am on Monday morning.

So make sure you wear your warmest green clothes if you are heading to the parade.

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