Met Office warnings as snow, wind and ice hit over weekend

Posted March 10, 2019

MET Eireann have issued a Status Yellow - Snow-ice warning this morning for the entire country. It is valid from 11 pm on Saturday night, March 9 to 6 am Monday morning March 11.

The national weather agency said rain will start late Saturday evening or after midnight.

The Met Office meteorologist Greg Dewhurst said Northern Ireland could experience gusts of up to 70mph, while speeds of around 50mph could be widespread across England, reaching up to 65mph in coastal areas.

And yet another storm system is forecast to bring more rain and snow to the region next Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Sunday is set to be a very cold day with sunny spells and wintry showers of rain hail, sleet and snow.

Friday we'll see a lull in the activity as temperatures flirt around the 40 degree mark for daytime highs.

This will be very heavy, wet, slushy, nearly concrete-style snow, unlike what we saw in February.

Although winds of 25 to 30 miles per hour - perhaps more in southern and western Minnesota - could lead to patches of blowing snow, the intensity of snowfall during the storm's height will play a larger role in limiting visibility. "Locally heavy rainfall is possible with this storm system with 1-2" of rain possible. This line will continue to lift northward into the early afternoon, allowing for the changeover to rain showers through the Sunday afternoon and evening. East wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming light in the afternoon.

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At night, cloudy, with a low around 66.

Friday will be a colder blustery day with sunshine and showers.

At the moment it looks like next weekend will be cold and showery. West wind 6 to 9 miles per hour.

The Lehigh Valley's weather this weekend will be a little bit of everything - sun, sleet, rain and clouds.

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Conditions should improve by Sunday afternoon for most areas, but some icy spots are still possible across the higher terrain of northern Mass. into New Hampshire.