A status yellow rainfall warning has been issued for Limerick
MET Éireann has issued two separate status yellow weather warnings for Limerick as Storm Dennis is expected to arrive over the weekend.
The first of the warnings - for strong winds - takes effect from 3am on Saturday and will remain in place until 8pm.
It warns of squally Southerly winds veering Southwesterly with mean speeds of between 50km/h and 65 km/h with gusts of up to 100 km/h.
Status Yellow - Wind Warning for Ireland Valid from 03:00 Sat, 15-Feb-2020 until 20:00 Sat, 15-Feb-2020 pic.twitter.com/2coao89W9j— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) February 14, 2020
A separate rainfall warning will be in effect between 6am and 9pm on Saturday.
“Spells of heavy, locally thundery rain, on Saturday will lead to some flooding," states the national warning which was issued this Friday morning.
Status Yellow - Rainfall Warning for Ireland— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) February 14, 2020
Valid from 06:00 Sat, 15-Feb-2020 until 21:00 Sat, 15-Feb-2020 pic.twitter.com/nDe30MTCzD
In a weather advisory which was issued earlier, the national forecaster said some flooding is likely and that “damaging gust winds” will also cause some disruption over the weekend and into Monday.
The worst of the weather will occur between 3am on Saturday and 12 midday on Monday.
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