Batten down the hatches: Met Éireann issues yellow wind warning for Longford

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Batten down the hatches: Met Éireann issues yellow wind warning for Longford

A yellow wind warning take effect at 6am on Friday

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow weather alert for Longford – warning of possible storm force winds later this week.

The nationwide warning, which was issued this Wednesday, takes effect from 6am on Friday.

“Very windy on Friday with possibly storm force winds along parts of the coast,” it states.

According to the latest Met Éireann forecast, wind speeds could be as high as 51km/h in Longford on Friday.

Temperatures will range from 7 to 10 degrees with some heavy rainfall in the early evening.

The warning is the latest to be issued by the national forecaster in 2019 – last month a status yellow snow/ice warning remained in place for almost a week.

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