Motorists Advised Of Hazardous Conditions This Morning

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Gardaí are advising extreme care should be taken if travelling on the roads across the county as hazardous driving conditions are reported.

Road surfaces and footpaths may have black ice. A status yellow fog warning for Ireland is in place until 10am this morning.

Met Éireann is warning that areas of fog will become dense and widespread causing hazardous travel conditions

Met Eireann has issued a Cold Weather advisory across Ireland for the coming week valid until Friday night. Sharp/severe frost, icy patches and dense fog at times may lead to hazardous/dangerous travelling conditions.

The public are advised to visit the website www.winterready.ie for tips and advice regarding cold weather.

Tipperary county council crews will be salting the routes included in the Council’s Winter Maintenance plan according to the following priority –
Priority 1: M7 Motorway, M8 Motorway, National Roads, and Regional Roads of strategic importance, e.g. Expressway Bus routes, access to Train and Bus Depots, Hospitals, Ambulance routes, and Fire Stations.
Priority 2: Regional Roads with high volume of traffic using the road and access to major schools and industries
Priority 3: Other regional roads, town streets and local county roads on a priority basis.
The salted routes can be seen on the map at this link here.

Foggy conditions yesterday caused the cancellation of the Racing at Naas, now rescheduled for Friday January 12th. Limerick v Cork in the Co-op Superstores MHL at Mallow was cancelled 30 minutes before throw-in, while none of the three Walsh cup fixtures were concluded – two did not start and the Offaly/Galway game was abandoned after 55 minutes.