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02/08/2021

Longford wakes up to snow as Met Éireann issues snow / ice warning on top of three #StormJorge wind warnings for county

Longford wakes up to snow as Met Éireann issues snow / ice warning on top of three #StormJorge wind warnings for county

Longford wakes up to snow as Met Éireann issues snow / ice warning on top of three #StormJorge wind warnings for county

Met Eireann has issued four Weather Warnings covering Longford for Saturday: 

Status Yellow - Snow/Ice warning for Longford

Wintry showers of hail, sleet and snow spreading eastwards this morning will lead to icy conditions.

Later this morning a more persistent band of rain and sleet will cross the country, turning to snow for a time, particular over the Midlands and north of the country, and over high ground elsewhere.

The combination of sleet/snow and strong winds will lead to low visibility and hazardous driving conditions.

Valid from 7am Saturday to 4pm  Saturday.

WATCH LIVE: Track Storm Jorge as it moves towards Ireland across the Atlantic Ocean

Other Weather Warnings for Longford are: 


STATUS ORANGE - WIND WARNING FOR LEINSTER
Severe winds associated with Storm Jorge (Hor-hay) on Saturday.
Westerly winds will reach mean speeds of 65 to 80km/h for a time on Saturday afternoon and early evening with gusts of 110 to 120km/h, possibly higher in very exposed areas.

Valid from 1pm to 7pm Saturday.

 

STATUS YELLOW - WIND WARNING FOR LEINSTER
Strong winds associated with Storm Jorge (Hor-hay) on Saturday.
Southwesterly winds of mean speeds 50 to 65km/h on Saturday morning with gusts of 90 to 110km/h expected.

Valid 9am to 1pm on Saturday.

 

STATUS YELLOW - WIND WARNING FOR LEINSTER
Strong winds associated with Storm Jorge (Hor-hay) on Saturday.
Westerly winds of mean speeds 50 to 65km/h on Saturday evening and early Saturday night with gusts of 90 to 110km/h expected.

Valid from 7pm to 12 midnight Saturday. 

ALSO READ: Met Éireann issues extremely rare Status Red weather warning for Storm Jorge with Longford upgraded to Status Orange

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