Met Éireann has today issued an update as part of their previous advisory with further developments set to follow.
A status orange snow-ice warning has been put in place for Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, Laois, Louth, Wicklow and Meath. Scattered snow snows will lead to accumulations of 4-6cm by Wednesday morning. Met Éireann has warned that there will be widespread frost and icy conditions. This will come into effect from Tuesday afternoon at 3 pm until 11 am on Wednesday morning.
A second snow-ice warning has been issued, with a status yellow warning in effect from Tuesday evening at 6 pm for Kilkenny, Longford, Wexford, Offaly, Westmeath, Cork, Tipperary and Waterford. Accumulations of up to 3cm will in some regions by Wednesday morning, with widespread frost and icy conditions.
Meanwhile, a status yellow low-temperature warning has been put in place for the country. Temperatures will range from 0 to -5 tonight, with widespread severe frost expected Met Éireann has warned.
In brief, air and ground temperatures will be 5 to 10 degrees below normal. Met Éireann has warned that heavy snow is expected to extend from the south late Thursday and Thursday night, revealing that the accumulations will be significant and disruptive.