While waiting to leave the hotel here In Dallas I Noticed the warning from MT and Met Eireann .
MT: TONIGHT ... (alert) Becoming very windy with further rain or squally showers, winds SW 35-55 mph but gusts to 65 mph in Connacht and some parts of west Munster (and 75 mph on high summits) ... risk of some local wind damage especially near hills ... lows near 8 C but feeling very cold where exposed to the wind. Further rainfalls 5-10 mms.
SUNDAY ... Strong winds abating mid-morning, veering to westerly 40-60 mph briefly then settling in at 30-45 mph much of the day, with a lot of cloud left over, some light rain or drizzle becoming confined to northern counties by afternoon, and late day clearing for a few hours. Highs 12-14 C and feeling quite chilly.
Met Éireann : Preliminary Advisory issued at 12 hrs Sat 21/05/11
A period of extremely windy or stormy weather is expected to develop overnight Sunday and prevail for much of Monday with some very severe and squally winds through parts of Connacht, Ulster and possibly North Leinster, some gusts of over 120 km/hr possible in exposed places.
So there could be bad driving conditions ahead and oter general disruption across effected areas.
Please continue disscusions an reports here.
Ps: Hope I don't miss anything ! Ha
Local forecast : Some thunderstorms popping up from here up to NE Texas. Looking good later for a light show . Will post updates in Tornado Season thread.