Little to no snow accumulation is expected as temperatures will still be above freezing for most of the area.
This will then turn to "heavy snow" from 6am until 9am, before turning back to sleet until around 3pm.
Snow is forecast for Saturday night and Sunday when Ireland plays France in the Aviva.
For travel information, the latest road conditions for Minnesota can be found online at at 511mn.org. We time the downpours to reach their peak by early afternoon and into the early evening before cutting off sharply after 8 p.m.
According to Met Eireann's forecast for the coming days, tonight will be blustery with clear spells and occasional showers. Many of those areas could expect six to eight inches of snow but across the border, in Minnesota the totals were expected to be around 11 inches in many areas.
"Sunday will be a very cold day with sunny spells and scattered showers". Blustery, with a north northeast wind 6 to 11 miles per hour becoming northwest 16 to 21 miles per hour after midnight.
Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.
Saturday will be mostly cloudy as bands of showers move eastwards across the country, some wintry in nature over Ulster.
A blustery West or South West wind will give strong or gale force gusts in exposed areas and the more squally showers.
The snowfall and overnight lows in the 20s could make for a slick Friday morning commute and potentially some school announcements.
"Thereafter it will remain largely unsettled, especially in the west and northwest". Highs of 7 to 10 degrees in fresh westerly winds.