first_imgSKY News reported snow for Donegal two days ago – and tonight Met Eireann said there would be between 2cm and 5cm of snow tonight…with more snow throughout the week.Monday will see further snow showers…and biting gale force winds.There were some scattered snow flurries this afternoon with slush on the back of Errigal Road and at the aptly-named Whitecastle (pictured right) on the shore of Lough Foyle. Met Eireann is predicting snow showers off and on right through until Thursday.Gardai are warning motorists tonight to slow down on roads affected by heaving hail showers or minor snow falls.“This can cause cars to skid and wet conditions like this does cause problems,” said a spokesmanHowever before you go off and cancel anything, the snowfalls won’t cause the massive disruption Donegal saw last year. Well, not yet anyway….or as far as we know. Met Eireann says it is impossible to say beyond seven to 10 days what sort of weather we can see in Donegal this December.Paddy Power tonight slashed the odds on a white Christmas to 4/1.TONIGHT’S WEATHER: Cold and windy tonight. Showers will continue, mainly over Ulster, Connacht and west Munster, but some will extend further east. They’ll be wintry on high ground, falling as sleet or snow, especially in north Connacht and Ulster where some snow flurries are possible at lower levels also. Lowest temperatures of -1 to 4 degrees with fresh to strong west to northwest winds. Frost and icy patches possible in areas sheltered from the wind.© 2011 donegaldaily.com, all Rights ReservedThe copying, republication or redistribution of donegaldaily.com Content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited by law. Legal action started against one rogue site which steals stories on an industrial scale. Follow us on www.twitter.com/donegaldailyFollow us on www.facebook.com/donegaldailySell anything on www.donegaldailyclassifieds.comUPDATED: 5CMs OF SNOW TONIGHT, SAYS MET EIREANN was last modified: December 4th, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:donegaldonegal weatherhailsnowweatherlast_img

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