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Status Orange Snow/Ice Warning

A Status Orange Snow/Ice warning is now in place for Westmeath until 10am on Friday morning the 10/3/2023 as Met Eireann have forecasted further spells of sleet and snow for later today and throughout tonight. This may lead to significant accumulations of snow in some areas which, coupled with sub-zero temperatures overnight, will lead to icy stretches on roads.


Strong northerly winds are also forecast tonight and this will result in very hazardous travelling conditions with poor visibility. For further details please check out www.met.ie

  • Road users are reminded to be aware of the potential for hazardous travelling conditions, particularly on untreated roads and allow extra time for all road journeys
  • Road users are reminded to slow down and be aware of the dangers posed by poor visibility during periods of falling sleet/snow
  • Pedestrians should be aware for the potential of slips and falls in icy conditions particularly on untreated roads and footpaths


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Content Last Updated/Reviewed: 09/03/2023