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First snow flurries of season set to fall into festive place

First snow flurries of season set to fall into festive place

Scattered snow showers will occur later Thursday, Thursday night and into Friday, while slight to moderate accumulations are possible with up to 3cm in parts.

Dublin Fire Brigade has told homeowners considering hanging outdoor lights to make sure they are rated for Irish weather, particularly with forecasts of snow.

The forecasters initially issued an orange weather warning to counties Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Longford, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo.

It is valid until 6pm Friday, December 8. As a result people are also advised to be careful on icy roads and footpaths. "Northwest winds will be strong and gusty". Frost may linger in places and temperatures at best will range 1 to 3 degrees. Temperatures will be low and it will stay cold for most of next week.

What's Ahead for Applied Optoelectronics Incorporated (NASDAQ:AAOI) After Less Shorted Shares?
The semiconductor company reported $1.08 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.31 by ($0.23). Applied Optoelectronics had a return on equity of 32.35% and a net margin of 21.29%. (NASDAQ:AAOI) rating on Tuesday, June 20.

Saturday is expected to be a mostly dry but very cold day with varying cloud and sunny spells.

A status yellow wind warning remains in place for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare and Kerry.

Meanwhile, the Road Safety Authority has warned motorists to expect the unexpected with high winds and icy conditions.

Commenting on the research, Deirdre Ashe, Director of Personal Lines at Liberty Insurance, said: "Our research reveals that as a country, we now lack confidence in our driving abilities in adverse weather conditions".


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