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11-03-2011, 15:18   #1
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Heavy Snow - Ulster, Connaught, Munster, North Leinster

Hi all, think this should have a thread.


Rain will turn to sleet and snow this evening over the Northern half of the country and persist throughout the night and much of tomorrow. Temperatures will fall quickly there after nightfall to around freezing generally. There could be quite a large amount of snow especially inland areas of Ulster, North Connaught and later in the night extending down through Connaught and into Munster. Windward coasts should largely have rain. Through Saturday rain and snow will continue becoming more widespread again as it move East back into Leinster also. It's unclear how much snow may fall but higher ground and inland areas Id say over 5cm's easily.


Winds will be light becoming variable before gradual switching Northerly. Temperatures not rising much above freezing, if at all, for large parts of Ireland tomorrow.

Will update after the next model runs.

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Que the anti snow posters....
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Who will be the first to report some snow
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Welcome back Darkman2!!! Snow snow snow!!!
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Hard to call.
The system looks like engaging more and more of the cold air back building behind it as it stalls.
But theres a lot of mild air thats going nowhere either.
So expect a wintry precip line that has a stark contrast between almost spring conditions and then 30 miles from there,the depths of winter.

For sure theres a high risk of snow later in central ulster and as the thing pivots,that risk extends to other areas more especially the further west and north you are.
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10 euro on Knock Airport reporting light/moderate snow by 8-9 o'clock this evening

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Just to report the rain has turned to snow here, we have had sleet for the last two hours.

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And just has i say that its back to sleet with big flakes mixed in. The temperature has dropped from 5.2 to 3.5 in the last hour and half the dew points most be pretty low.
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Rarely you see such a sharp North-South temperature split in Ireland

http://www.irelandsweather.com/
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It has turned from rain to sleet to snow here not sticking thankfully, it is further up the mountain I think
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Heavy snow! huge flakes falling, not sticking.
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not a thing in monaghan town raining all day just stopped now
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