Met Éireann issues nationwide wind warning as Storm Erik to hit Longford

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Met Éireann issues nationwide wind warning as Storm Erik to hit Longford

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Longford will endure strong wind conditions as Storm Erik hits Ireland this Friday. 

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Met Éireann has issued a nationwide wind alert, with stronger winds expected to hit Galway, Mayo and Donegal where there will be ‘Status Orange’ weather conditions. 

Elsewhere around the country, there is a Status Yellow wind warning, and will come into effect at 5am on Friday and conclude at 6am on Saturday. 

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“Southwest to west winds will reach mean speeds of 50 to 65 km/h with gusts of 80 to 110 km/h. Along exposed Atlantic coasts these values may be exceeded for a while and with very high seas this will give the risk of coastal flooding,” Met Eireann stated this Thursday. 

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