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06-10-2011, 16:16   #1
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Severe storm alert for Meath Kildare Dublin

Thursday 6 October 2011 _ 4:15 p.m.

Radar indicates powerful squall line developing through Meath heading south and likely to hit parts of Kildare and Dublin within the hour, alert lasts to 6 pm and may be updated further south. Potential for wind gusts to 70 mph and large hail, thunder, torrential downpours, and local (F0-1) tornado development. Watch for updates. Would appreciate any observations as squall line passes.
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06-10-2011, 16:23   #2
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Was just looking at that trough/squall line on radar - looks really well formed.
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It passed over us around 2pm and as I mentioned in the current conditions thread I got absolutely drenched! Nothing out of the usual here though, heavy rain/hail and strong gusts but its been like that with every shower. Seems to have intensified over land though
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Just had a sustained squally shower pass over in the last 5 mins. Very gusty winds and the sun out now, wind WNW and the rain torrential, no hail or thunder and temperature currently 8c
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06-10-2011, 16:40   #5
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ill be on a train from Dublin to kildare soon, hope its dramatic !
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06-10-2011, 16:41   #6
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WOOO...some action...hope it can hold together till the athy area..looks very good on radar!
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Seems like it's dissolving already.
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Should be right under it atm here in Meath according to the radar, not a lot happening - light to moderate rain, a bit breezy, that's it - unless it has a sting in it's tail.
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Thanks for that.....looks very bad on radar alright. Should be hitting me in D 8 very soon. Getting dark now!!!
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06-10-2011, 16:49   #10
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Looking at the latest radar it looks like ordinary rain now, appears to be fizzling out. No reports from anyone about thunder etc, nothing showing up on Laois lightning detector.
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Wind is picking up in South Dublin
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crazy wind in D9 right now!!!!
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Strong winds and moderate rain here, nothing to bad.
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I was out in Killiney/Dalky earlier cycling and the wind was unreal.
I also got a serious soaking on the way home and head to battle a strong headwind head home for Tallaght.
If the weather gets worse than what I got earlier, this'll be MAD!

Edit: It's oddly still in Tallaght ATM.
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