Latest Laois Weather Update
Courtesy of Laois Weather
A cold weekend ahead with crisp sunshine and frosty nights, also there is likely to be some snowfall too on Saturday night…
FRIDAY JANUARY 22ND: A cold and frosty morning with icy stretches on untreated roads and pavements. Lows of -2c or -3c. Frost will slowly clear slowly during the day as temperatures rise to around 3c or 4c in a light west breeze under mostly clear sky and dazzling sunshine. There is a remote chance of a light snow flurry. OVERNIGHT will be cold and clear with a sharp frost developing as lows dip to around -4c or -5c. Some patchy fog too in mostly calm conditions. Icy stretches on untreated roads and pavements.
SATURDAY JANUARY 23RD: Another bright and sunny day is expected as early fog, frost and ice slowly clears. Highs reaching around 2c or 3c at best in a light west breeze. Later in the day, cloud will thicken from the west. OVERNIGHT sees a band of sleet and snow crossing Ireland from the northwest, Snow accumulations of between 1cm and 4cm possible, with higher amounts on upland areas. Temperatures around 0c at first will drop by dawn to around -3c generally, but down to -6c over snow cover.
SUNDAY JANUARY 24TH: A cold day with wintry showers with further sleet or snow possible. Some sunny spells to, especially in the afternoon. Highs of 2c or 3c at best, but possibly only -1c or 0c over any snow-cover. Cold and mostly clear Sunday night in light westerly breezes. Lows of 0c to -3c, but lower over any snow-cover.
FURTHER OUTLOOK: Monday will be a cold day with sunny spells and the chance of a shower or two, slightly milder with temperatures between 3c and 5c, so any remaining snow-cover should thaw. Overnight Monday and into Tuesday morning there is a chance of rain pushing in from the west, but as this meets cold air it may fall as sleet and snow for a time.