WEEKEND WEATHER: Wrap up well – temperatures to plummet to -3C
Have your wolly hats and scarves at the ready if you’re venturing outside this weekend. Kilkenny and the South East is bracing itself for a Big Freeze this weekend, with temperatures set to plummet to an icy -3 degrees tonight.
Motorists are being urged to take it easy on our roads after Kilkenny, along with neighbouring Carlow, Laois and Kildare, experienced the first fall of winter snow this week, making driving conditions treacherous in parts.
Met Éireann said today will be a cold, bright and dry day with sunny spells. It won’t will feel as cold as of late in the early stages of the day, but temperatures will drop to -3 by tonight.
The cold weather will continue for the foreseeable future, although tomorrow and Sunday will be mostly dry in Waterford and throughout the South East.
The national forecaster said: “Cold and frosty on Sunday night with patchy mist and fog also with overnight lows of 0 to -3 degrees.”
Monday and Tuesday are also forecast to be cold, bright and dry and that pattern is likely to continue next week.