Better then Met E they just say "Rain"
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Well I hope M.T.'s forecast is right.
But remember, a forecast isn't better just because it's the forecast you want to hear.
There is still a lot of things that can change before Sunday that could easily make it an all rain event on low levels.
I'd seriously advice people not to raise their expectations at this stage.
Hope the nerves ain't getting to Gerry !
All eyes to RTE1
Just WOW. He hasn't mentioned the Snow word not even Sleet.
This is really shocking.
Is he doing it on purpose? Because any objective forecast would mention snow.
Lots of mention of misht from Gerry, no mention of snow or schleet for the weekends forecast; he must have magic forecasting models.
And yet the met website says this ???
I must say i am shocked by the forecast, he seemed to almost go out of his way to fail to mention sleet or snow.
I will hold back from a full scathing review.
I hope this is not going to be another Gerry Murphy bashing for not being a snow ramper, so far he hasn't been wrong.
Met Eireann could have ramped for snow on Friday given the UK met warning which covered a part of Ireland, but they didn't and were correct.
Im with you, it was shocking, especially when their website mentions it
Standard winter fare there from Gerry Murphy on the 9.30 weather forecast.
Temps tomorrow between +8oC on the east cost to +10oc down South. RAIN will then spread eastwards over the country tomorrow night.
Friday will bring more RAIN in the east and north with temps of around +5oC and +6oC (this is the rain that will be snow over Britain and paste most of that island). The word "sleet" was not mentioned, never mind "snow".
Still Gerry can only go on what is to hand. However I thought the 12z ECM was an upgrade for snow?
One criticism Gerry, from your forecast it could be October and you would never have guessed that both the UK and Europe were currently in the fridge. Just no overview given of the wider European picture ..................to be fair to Evelyn, she always does. But she is the snow rampers' pin up girl
I wouldn't have minded if he just didn't deal with the weekend and next week but he in fact did and resolutely chose to inform the viewers that it would be all "rain" and "wet".
Even the most conservative of forecasters would have pointed to the risk of wintry precip for people who live on high ground. Unbelievable stuff.