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Orange Weather Warning

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Orange Weather Warning in Operation!

Today won’t be as serious as Wednesday there will be some heavy rain and strong winds with gusts up to 110km/h after a cold night.

Rain will approach from the SouthWest and arrive between 9am and 10am in Carlow, falling as sleet and snow at first especially on high ground. Winds will also increase from 9am and peak between 11am and 1pm with Gusts up to 100km/h in Carlow but it will remain windy into the evening.

The rain will will be heavy for several hours and only reduce to showers in the evening and with up to 35mm possible there is a high of flooding!

With weakened structures and trees people need to take care tomorrow. More details later.

Weather Warnings

STATUS ORANGE

Flooding Warning for Ireland

Further disruption is possible today as another Atlantic storm tracks over Ireland producing heavy precipitation and gales in places.

Issued:

Thursday 13 February 2014 21:00

Valid:

Friday 14 February 2014 06:00 to Friday 14 February 2014 21:00

STATUS YELLOW

Wind Warning for Munster and Leinster

Very wet and windy weather developing on Friday morning as strong to gale force easterly winds develop through Munster and Leinster with mean speeds of 50 to 65km/h and gusts of 80 to 110km/hr, strongest in exposed coastal areas.

Issued:

Thursday 13 February 2014 11:00

Valid:

Friday 14 February 2014 06:00 to Friday 14 February 2014 15:00

STATUS YELLOW

Rainfall Warning for Munster, Leinster, Connacht, Donegal, Monaghan and Cavan

Heavy rain in all areas. Between 30 and 45 mm in 24 hours.

Issued:

Thursday 13 February 2014 10:00

Valid:

Friday 14 February 2014 06:00 to Saturday 15 February 2014 06:00

STATUS YELLOW

Snow-ice Warning for Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Kildare, Longford, Westmeath and Meath

A band of heavy rain is expected to move northwards during Friday, and is likely to be preceded by a spell of snow for a time in parts of Connacht, Ulster and north Leinster with accumulations of 3 cm in places. The snow will turn to rain later in the day and early Friday night and lying deposits should melt.

Issued:

Thursday 13 February 2014 15:00

Valid:

Friday 14 February 2014 10:00 to Friday 14 February 2014 17:00

24hr Rain totals

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