WEATHER EVENT SEVERE – UPDATE
Tuesday 27th February, 10am
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Waterford remains at “Status Yellow – Snow & Ice” warning.
A “Status Orange” weather alert exists for 6 counties in Leinster at present. Scattered snow showers are likely here later today (Tuesday) and Tuesday night will lead to accumulations of up to 3 cm in some parts by Wednesday morning. Widespread frost and icy conditions also.
Waterford Council’s Out-Of-Hours number is 0761 10 2020.
This is monitored 24 hours a day. For exceptional emergencies, or those not relating to Council activities, please call the National Emergency Services on 999 or 112.
COLD WEATHER INITIATIVE (ROUGH SLEEPERS)
Our ‘Cold Weather Initiative’ in Mary Street will open from 9.30 p.m. on Tuesday night right through to Saturday morning. This will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Service users will be made aware of same via the various service providers, as happened in previous weather events.
Our gritting routes and their priorities can be seen on the attached map. These routes are gritted once RSTs (Road Surface Temperatures) drop below trigger temps.