13
June
2018

Status Orange wind weather warning for Donegal

Status Orange wind weather warning for Donegal

Met Eireann has issued a , Galway, Mayo and Sligo on Wednesday evening and night and for a time on Thursday morning.

South to southwest winds veering westerly, associated with Storm Hector, will reach mean speeds of 65 to 80 km/hr with gusts of 110 to 125 km/hr. Winds will be strongest in coastal areas.

Due to the fast moving nature of the depression and the forecasted high tides for the Donegal Bay area, there is potential for very high winds in localised areas especially in the Donegal bay area.

Donegal County Council is urging the public to take extra care when outdoors during this weather event.

The Council can be contacted on 074 91 53900 and in the event of an out of hours emergency the Council’s Road Service can be contacted on 074 91 72288.



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Original SMS Content: Wednesday evening & night & for a time on Thursday morning, Potential for very high winds in localised areas especially in the Donegal bay area.

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