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12-03-2020, 06:49   #1
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Strong winds for Donegal and Mayo -- more widespread wintry showers Connacht/Ulster

Brief intro post as I prepare the forecast, noticed that Met E have orange level wind warning in place for later morning to mid-afternoon time periods for Donegal and Mayo (from myself, would say WSW 80-120 km/hr). Also yellow level wind warnings more widespread in north and west, and wintry precip alerts (yellow status) for much of higher portions of Connacht and Ulster, could apply locally in west Munster. Will leave actual content to people with a bit more time. Stay safe.
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12-03-2020, 06:58   #2
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Thanks for starting the thread MT.

Focus in this country seems to be on anything but the weather for the last few days!
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12-03-2020, 08:03   #3
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Is that a squall line moving in from the West
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12-03-2020, 08:06   #4
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car was white on one side last night when I came come. bit of wet snow this morning. breezy in donegal as well.
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12-03-2020, 08:09   #5
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I hear some thunder rumbling in Galway city now
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Lightening just there outside Galway.
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12-03-2020, 08:22   #7
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Very windy out moycullen area in Galway, lots of thunder and electricity flashing. Working from home today....
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12-03-2020, 08:47   #8
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Increasingly windy/gusty in Dublin 16.
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Very tasty on the road from C'bar to Galway this morning. Car was all over the place!!
Heavy flooding at the quay in Westport also going off FB pictures.
Good job Portwest didn't get their planning otherwise they'd be under water!!!
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12-03-2020, 09:58   #10
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Thunder and lightning here SW Donegal, had it last night also. Heavy hail showers
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12-03-2020, 10:22   #11
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Very wild out here. Just went out at the back and what a sight the ocean is. Crested white against dark grey skies.

west mayo all at sea
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12-03-2020, 10:30   #12
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Very strong gusts here in west Dublin. I think everyone’s attention is elsewhere so this one could sneak up on a lot of people.

Be careful driving out there.
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12-03-2020, 12:06   #13
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Very windy for the last two hours, some heavy hail and sleet showers as well.
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12-03-2020, 12:41   #14
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(came here to get away from all the news.... take care guys)


Just checked the Met rain radar and it looks like there is a squall line coming in across Co Cork; wonder if it'll produce some lightning.

Been very windy all morning from NNW - we even had some sore hail this morning at 0820h... it was driven by the wind and hurt the face.

(location near Riverstick Co Cork)
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12-03-2020, 13:02   #15
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A very heavy hail shower- the ground is completely white.
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