WEATHER WARNING

Met Éireann updates weather warning for stormy night ahead

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Status Yellow WIND & RAIN Weather Warnings

Stormy weather is set to hit again with Met Éireann issuing Status Yellow warnings for rain and wind.

A Status Yellow wind weather warning from Met Éireann is in place for all of Ireland from Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

The forecaster says southwest winds are expected to reach mean speeds of between 55 and 65 km/hr, gusting to 110 km/hr at times on Tuesday night.

The warning is valid from 8 pm Tuesday, January 23 to 6 am Wednesday, January 24.

The forecasters has since issued a Status Yellow Weather Warning for rain in Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo and Clare
Rainfall totals 25 to 35mm expected. 

The warning is valid from 10 pm Tuesday, January 23 to 10 am Wednesday, January 24.

Read below Tweets for forecast

After rain on Monday night, Tuesday will begin cloudy, blustery and damp, with outbreaks of rain during the morning. Brighter, more showery conditions will extend from the west by the afternoon. Top temperatures of 8 to 12 degrees in strong and gusty southwesterly winds.

Apart from the wind overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday, Met Eireann has also warned of heavy rain.

Wednesday will be a bright and blustery day with scattered and showers, but good dry periods too. Highs of 10 or 11 degrees in fresh to strong west to southwest winds.

After a rise in temperatures in the first half of the week, the forecaster is expecting more cold and frosty weather from Thursday.

Temperatures will drop back to no higher than of 6 or 7 degrees as colder northwesterly winds develop. Clear and cold on Thursday night with widespread frost.

Friday is set to start very frosty but it will be a dry and bright for the day with highs of 6 or 7 degrees in northerly breezes. Rain spreading eastwards on Friday night.

Saturday is looking likely to be cloudy and wet during the day, becoming milder again with temps rising to around 10 or 11 degrees by evening.

The windy and some rain is on the cards for Sunday.