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06th Feb 2019

Met Éireann has issued a weather warning for the entire country this Friday

Cathy Donohue

Met Éireann

Met Éireann has issued a weather warning for the entire country this Friday.

The status yellow weather advisory warning for the entire country states that it will be “very windy on Friday with possibly storm force winds along parts of the coast.

The warning from Met Éireann comes into operation on Friday 8 February at 6 am and remains in place until 8 pm that evening.

At the moment, the forecast for Friday reads:

“Friday will be very windy with strong to gale force southwest winds and severe gusts. Winds will veer westerly by early afternoon. they’ll continue very strong for a time and then gradually ease.

“Rain in the morning will clear eastwards with heavy showers following for the rest of the day. Highest temperatures of 8 to 10 degrees. Friday night will be breezy with clear spells and scattered showers”.

There’s also likely to be rain Thursday evening in the southwest which will then spread towards the northeast and there could be moderate southwest winds ahead of the stormy conditions expected on Friday.

“Towards evening, rain will develop in the southwest and spread northeastwards. Highest temperatures of 6 to 10 degrees with moderate to fresh southwest winds”.

However, this is, of course, subject to change and you can check all the updates from the national forecaster on the official Met Éireann website here.