10 centimetres of snow is forecast for some areas in the country, as an orange alert from snow and ice will be in place in the midlands until 10am.
Local authorities in the midlands are preparing to treat roads as most of the country can expect snow and ice tonight.
Westmeath is currently under an orange alert, while it will come into effect in Laois and Offaly from 9pm.
10 centimetres of snow is expected in some areas of the country, as an orange alert for snow and ice will be in place until 10am tomorrow morning.
The midlands local authorities have confirmed their crews are on standby, ready to grit the roads.
Director of Services at Offaly County Council, Tom Shanahan, says main roads will be prioritised:
While Paddy Comyn, from AA Ireland, is urging drivers to reduce their speed:
Read More: Weather Alert Upgraded To Status Orange In The Midlands