Donegal County Council gritters will be mobilised from 5pm this Friday evening as temperatures are expected to drop to lows of -2C tonight.
Forecasters are warning that there is a risk of frost and ice on the roads during the cold night.
The night will be mainly dry, but rain and hail showers may drift over Donegal, according to Met Eireann.
“Temperatures will drop to between -2 and +2 Celsius with frost and a risk of icy patches,” said the national forecaster.
Frost and ice will clear on Saturday morning but fog may linger in a few inland spots. Saturday will be mainly dry, with patchy drizzle and cold with temperatures ranging from 7C to 3C where fog lingers.
Donegal County Council will grit all main routes from 5PM on Fri. 15/11.
The Donegal gritting route index as follows:
- 06: Inishowen West
- 04: Inishowen South
- 01: National Primary North
- 02: National Primary Central
- 03: National Primary South
- 07: Milford South
- 08: Milford North
- 09: Cill Ulta East
- 10: Cill Ulta West
- 11: Na Rosa
- 12: Binswilly
- 13: Stranorlar North
- 14: Stranorlar East
- 15: Stranorlar West
- 16: Donegal West
- 17: Donegal North
- 18: Donegal South
- 19: Donegal National Secondary
- 05: Inishowen East
- BT: Buncrana Town
- LT: Letterkenny Town
Check Donegal County Council’s interactive map for gritting routes
Assume that no road is ice free.