November 29, 2020
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WEATHER WARNING: Hold onto your Santa hats! High winds and heavy rain to batter Wicklow

Hold on to your Santa hats folks – the crazy weather shows no sign of letting up.

Met Éireann today issued two yellow weather warnings for Wicklow, warning us to prepare for high winds and heavy rains.

The national forecaster issued a Status Yellow rainfall warning for Wicklow as well as Carlow, Wexford, Kilkenny, Cork, Kerry, Tipperary and Waterford.

Met Éireann said: “Heavy rain will push northeastwards on Wednesday with rainfall accumulations of 30-40mm (over an inch) expected with the risk of localised flooding.”

The warning is valid from 4am tomorrow morning until 7pm on Wednesday.

Met Éireann has also issued a Status Yellow wind warning, with gales up to 100kph forecast.

The national forecaster said: “Southeast winds, later veering southerly will gust 90kph – 110kph on Wednesday, strongest in coastal areas.”

The warning takes effect at noon tomorrow and will remain in place until 11:59pm.

 

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