Snow forecast for the North West as Met Eireann issues orange weather warning

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Met Eireann has issued a snow and ice warning for counties Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo.

Forecasters expect between 4 and 8 centimetres of snow tomorrow.

High ground will be worst affected.

The status Orange warning takes effect at midnight tonight and remains in place until 11 pm on Thursday.