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27-02-2020, 11:41   #1
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Storm Jorge : February 29th

This storm could have an impact on the south/west, and west coast

One to watch
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27-02-2020, 11:43   #2
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This storm could have an impact on the south/west, and west coast

One to watch
Why Jorge?
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27-02-2020, 11:46   #3
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It's a Spanish named storm
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Sexy winds are Jorge.
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27-02-2020, 12:07   #5
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Affecting the east coast?
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It's a Spanish named storm
Seriously?
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27-02-2020, 12:11   #7
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Affecting the east coast?
Met Eireann are getting in early with the warnings on this one. https://www.met.ie/warnings

Status Orange - Wind warning for Galway, Mayo, Clare and Kerry
Some severe winds expected during Saturday associated with Storm Jorge (Hor-hay). Southwest quickly veering west and later northwest will reach mean speeds of 65 to 80km/h with gusts of 110 to 130km/h, possibly higher in very exposed areas with an elevated risk of coastal flooding.

Valid: 06:00 Saturday 29/02/2020 to 03:00 Sunday 01/03/2020

Issued: 11:00 Thursday 27/02/2020

Status: Orange
Wind warning for Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo
Status Orange - Wind warning for Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo

Some severe winds expected during Saturday associated with Storm Jorge (Hor-hay).
Southwest quickly veering west and later northwest will reach mean speeds of 65 to 80km/h with gusts of 110 to 130km/h, possibly higher in very exposed areas with an elevated risk of coastal flooding.

Valid: 12:00 Saturday 29/02/2020 to 03:00 Sunday 01/03/2020

Issued: 11:00 Thursday 27/02/2020

Status: Yellow
Rainfall warning for Munster, Connacht and Donegal
Status Yellow - Rainfall warning for Munster, Connacht and Donegal

Rainfall accumulations of 20 to 30mm expected during Friday and Saturday generally but 40 to 50 mm in parts of Kerry, with a continuing risk of flooding due to already saturated ground and elevated river levels.

Valid: 00:01 Friday 28/02/2020 to 23:59 Saturday 29/02/2020

Issued: 11:00 Thursday 27/02/2020

Status: Yellow
Wind warning for Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan, Roscommon, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford
Status Yellow - Wind warning for Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan, Roscommon, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford

A band of very strong winds, associated with storm Jorge (Hor-hay) will extend across the country during Saturday morning and persist through the rest of the day and into the night.
Southwest veering westerly winds of mean speeds 50 to 65km/h with gusts of 90 to 110km/h expected.

Valid: 09:00 Saturday 29/02/2020 to 03:00 Sunday 01/03/2020

Issued: 11:00 Thursday 27/02/2020
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Met Eireann are getting in early with the warnings on this one. https://www.met.ie/warnings

Status Orange - Wind warning for Galway, Mayo, Clare and Kerry
Some severe winds expected during Saturday associated with Storm Jorge (Hor-hay). Southwest quickly veering west and later northwest will reach mean speeds of 65 to 80km/h with gusts of 110 to 130km/h, possibly higher in very exposed areas with an elevated risk of coastal flooding.

Valid: 06:00 Saturday 29/02/2020 to 03:00 Sunday 01/03/2020

Issued: 11:00 Thursday 27/02/2020

Status: Orange
Wind warning for Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo
Status Orange - Wind warning for Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo

Some severe winds expected during Saturday associated with Storm Jorge (Hor-hay).
Southwest quickly veering west and later northwest will reach mean speeds of 65 to 80km/h with gusts of 110 to 130km/h, possibly higher in very exposed areas with an elevated risk of coastal flooding.

Valid: 12:00 Saturday 29/02/2020 to 03:00 Sunday 01/03/2020

Issued: 11:00 Thursday 27/02/2020

Status: Yellow
Rainfall warning for Munster, Connacht and Donegal
Status Yellow - Rainfall warning for Munster, Connacht and Donegal

Rainfall accumulations of 20 to 30mm expected during Friday and Saturday generally but 40 to 50 mm in parts of Kerry, with a continuing risk of flooding due to already saturated ground and elevated river levels.

Valid: 00:01 Friday 28/02/2020 to 23:59 Saturday 29/02/2020

Issued: 11:00 Thursday 27/02/2020

Status: Yellow
Wind warning for Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan, Roscommon, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford
Status Yellow - Wind warning for Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan, Roscommon, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford

A band of very strong winds, associated with storm Jorge (Hor-hay) will extend across the country during Saturday morning and persist through the rest of the day and into the night.
Southwest veering westerly winds of mean speeds 50 to 65km/h with gusts of 90 to 110km/h expected.

Valid: 09:00 Saturday 29/02/2020 to 03:00 Sunday 01/03/2020

Issued: 11:00 Thursday 27/02/2020
Odd to go straight to a warning instead of an advisory this far out?
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Odd to go straight to a warning instead if an advisory this far out?
Met Eireann must be feeling very confident about this one. I wasn't expecting any sort of warning till tomorrow.
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It would be nice to get a week without a storm, wouldn't it?
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27-02-2020, 12:17   #11
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Odd to go straight to a warning instead if an advisory this far out?
Pre-empting the whinge merchants who are never satisfied with enough notice. Including those who still leave their vehicles on the Salthill prom.
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27-02-2020, 12:18   #12
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Hope the viruses don't go the same way as these storms, up to a point you wouldn't hear about these now we have a different one every week.
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Met Eireann must be feeling very confident about this one. I wasn't expecting any sort of warning till tomorrow.
They where quick with the warnings but not quick enough Naming it 😂
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27-02-2020, 12:24   #14
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Getting fed up with all these storms
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27-02-2020, 12:24   #15
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People of Ireland. Do not worry. The experts at the press have you covered:



Unbelievable. Met Eireann issuing these coloured warnings must be a boon for these people.. and their advertisers.
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