15
December
2018

Severe Weather Warning for Wind for Galway (from Sat. 15/12 @ 2PM)

Severe Weather Warning for Wind for Galway (from Sat. 15/12 @ 2PM)

Alert message from Met Eireann:
Update: Storm Deirdre will move quickly across the country this afternoon and evening and will move through the Irish Sea early tonight. It will give some squally, damaging winds in all areas for a short period of time. In Munster and Connacht winds will peak mid to late afternoon, depending on location and in Leinster and Ulster in the early evening. West to northwest winds 55 to 65 km/h will gust 100 to 110 km/h generally, but some gusts will reach up to 130 km/h in exposed locations.
  • Event: Severe Wind warning
  • Severity: Orange
  • Valid from: Sat. 15/12 @ 2PM
  • Valid to: Sat. 15/12 @ 11PM
  • Affected Areas: Ireland

No SMS was issued for this alert.

A Level Orange Severe Wind warning alert for Galway has already been issued by SMS within the past 24 hours, so no SMS was issued this time around. It is likely that Met Eireann changed the start/end time of the weather warning from the original version and these updated start/end times are included above. The Council will only send an SMS if they havent already done so for a unique weather event within the previous 24 hours. Otherwise, follow up alerts with changed start/end times will be sent by email/app only.



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Original SMS Content: No SMS was issued for this alert.

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