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Weather Warning 2 Jan 2014

More Weather Warnings in place for strong winds and tidal flooding tonight into tomorrow. Carlow will escape the worst but will still see some rough weather with gusts of up 90km/h and risk of swollen rivers flooding.

Alerts issued:

Weather Warnings

STATUS ORANGE

Wind Warning for Connacht, Donegal, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick

Becoming stormy this evening and tonight and continuing for a time tomorrow with South to Southwest winds mean speed 65 to 90 km/hr with gusts 110 to 130 km/hr. Heavy rain, high tides and high seas also, with local flooding, especially in coastal areas.
Issued:
Thursday 02 January 2014 09:00
Valid:
Thursday 02 January 2014 17:00 to Friday 03 January 2014 14:00

STATUS YELLOW

Wind Warning for Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan, Tipperary and Waterford

Becoming extremely windy or stormy this evening and tonight and continuing for a time tomorrow with South to Southwest winds mean speed 55 to 80 km/hr with gusts 90 to 110 km/hr. Risk of coastal flooding.
Issued:
Thursday 02 January 2014 09:00
Valid:
Thursday 02 January 2014 17:00 to Friday 03 January 2014 14:00

Cork City is at high risk of flooding:
CORK CITY TIDAL FLOOD ALERT …

A tidal surge & strong south to south easterly winds are predicted over the next number of days. These factors combined will increase the tide levels over the natural tide levels.

During this period, prior to and after these tides, there is a danger of Tidal Flooding in the City.

It is possible that flooding may occur in the low lying areas of the City Centre including in particular South Terrace, Trinity Bridge, Rutland Street, Cotter Street, Stable Lane, Union Quay, Morrisons Quay, Proby’s Quay, Frenchs Quay, Crosses Green, Sharman Crawford St, Wandesford Quay, Lavitts Quay, Kyrls Street & Kyrls Quay, Coal Quay and Lapps Quay

Other Areas at potential risk are South Mall, Oliver Plunkett Street, Pembroke St., Princes Street, Marlborough Street, Cook Street, Winthrop Street, Kennedy Quay, Centre Park Road, Monahan’s Road, Georges Quay, and the low lying areas of the City Centre.

Householders and businesses should take Precautionary Measures to protect property.