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02-09-2017, 10:54   #1
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Orange Rainfall Warning for Cork, Kerry and Waterford

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STATUS ORANGE

Rainfall Warning for Cork, Kerry and Waterford
Rain will turn heavy and persistent this afternoon and persist for a time overnight. Rainfall totals of 30-40mm are expected widely with potential for accumulations of around 50mm in coastal and upland areas. The rain will be accompanied by strong and gusty southerly winds

Issued:Saturday 02 September 2017 07:00
Valid:Saturday 02 September 2017 12:00 to Sunday 03 September 2017 03:00


STATUS YELLOW

Rainfall Warning for Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow, Galway, Clare, Limerick and Tipperary
Outbreaks of locally heavy rain moving in this afternoon and persisting for a time overnight. Rainfall accumulations of 30mm are possible in places, with potential for 40mm in upland areas. The rain will be accompanied by a fresh to strong and gusty southerly wind.

Issued:Saturday 02 September 2017 07:31
Valid:Saturday 02 September 2017 15:00 to Sunday 03 September 2017 03:00
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02-09-2017, 10:59   #2
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The latest rainfall predictions.




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02-09-2017, 11:11   #3
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The ARPEGE is showing high rainfall accumulations for W.Galway, Mayo and Sligo

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The ARPEGE is showing high rainfall accumulations for W.Galway, Mayo and Sligo

And met e have just removed mayo from yellow warning ?
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02-09-2017, 11:26   #5
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And met e have just removed mayo from yellow warning ?
Yes it is surprising. Must have their reasons ?
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02-09-2017, 11:50   #6
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https://twitter.com/MetEireann/statu...23623785893888



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Raining lightly here near Tralee from blanket low stratus. 0.6mm

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Just because there's no yellow warning doesn't mean it will not rain heavily - just not breach warning criteria
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02-09-2017, 12:02   #8
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The HIRLAM showing very heavy rain for S Kerry, Cork and Waterford. Heavy rain going through from about 22.00 tonight



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02-09-2017, 15:27   #9
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7.2mm here near Tralee so far, rain has lightened this last 30 mins and quite breezy avg 26 km/h SSE
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02-09-2017, 15:31   #10
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Very heavy rain in Galway, started at around 2pm
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How the totals looking ?
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02-09-2017, 18:10   #12
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How the totals looking ?
Not actually been that heavy since 1:30, rate reduced to around 1.2mm/h. Totals so far here in West Clare amount to 6.2mm.

I note that Sherkin Island recorded 5.5mm between 4-5pm.
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Wind has picked up here in Kildare with a gust of 51KPH
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02-09-2017, 19:21   #14
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As of 18.00 from OGIMET

Valentia 26mm
Sherkin 21mm
Cork Airport 11mm
Mace Hd 11mm
Shannon 4mm
Roches Pt 5mm
Knock Airport 3mm

My Station here near Tralee 11.4mm
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It's after getting far worse then it was at half six when I was out in it here in cork city. It's turned miserable here.
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