Met Éireann Weather Warning for Damaging Winds and Rain

Met Éireann Weather Warning for Damaging Winds and Rain

“Bogs are ruined,”  was often a short and very sharp form of greeting on entering a pub not so long ago in our culture. It was usually thrown out by a man as a barely disguised boast that he had his turf at home and in the shed and directed at one whose winter fuel…

Storm Brendan Status Orange – The Worst is Yet to Come

Storm Brendan Status Orange – The Worst is Yet to Come

Met Éireann has issued two weather related warnings this morning. One is, obviously, centred on the strengthening Storm Brendan and its associated squalls and heavy rain. The other wanting came from Evelyn Cusack on the Seán O’Rourke Show on RTÉ Radio One when she asked people to be wary of bogus weather charts which are…

Red Sky – Yellow Warning from Met Éireann

Red Sky – Yellow Warning from Met Éireann

Met Éireann and my own weather crock certainly agree with the old maxim: Red Sky at Night – Shepherd’s Delight to the extent that Ireland’s long standing forecasters have issued a Status Yellow warning for today. For once the warning is for a mixture of heat and heavy or thundery downpours and both are well…

Status Yellow – Wind Warning for Donegal, Galway, Mayo and Kerry

Status Yellow – Wind Warning for Donegal, Galway, Mayo and Kerry

Southeast winds will occasionally reach mean speeds between 50 and 65km/h with gusts between 90 and 100km/h. Winds will be strongest in coastal areas. Valid: Saturday 13 April 2019 07:00 to Sunday 14 April 2019 03:00. Issued Friday 12 April 2019 18:00. Status Yellow – Rainfall Status Yellow – Rainfall warning for Connacht, Kilkenny, Clare,…

Saturday Morning Update on Weather Warning

Saturday Morning Update on Weather Warning

Kerry County Council is reminding motorists and road users to continue to be vigilant today as there may be branches and debris on roads following high winds overnight and during today. Code Orange Until Late Tonight  A Code Orange weather warning remains in place until 10pm tonight as Storm Brian passes over Ireland but Kerry…