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Again.

Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow rain for Connacht, Longford, Offaly, Westmeath, Cavan, Monaghan, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Tipperary, from 9pm tonight until noon tomorrow.

The rain may “turn to snow in parts for a time”.

On St Patrick’s Day, Sunday, the national outlook is that it will be a “cold and blustery day with sunny spells and passing showers, some with hail and thunder”.

Great.

Met Éireann

Gulp.

Met Éireann tweetz:

Here’s the latest infrared satellite image from 8am. Storm Erik is clearly visible just off the northwest coast. Gusts of up to 120km/h have been recorded this morning with the strongest winds in Galway, Mayo & Donegal.

Orange warning in effect as Erik brings 120km/h gusts (RTÉ)

Meanwhile..

Yesterday: Incoming

In the past hour.

Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow snow-ice alert which will be valid from 9pm tonight until 7pm tomorrow night, saying:

“Icy and slippery conditions expected due to accumulation of ice and snow on untreated surfaces.

“Scattered sleet and snow showers most frequent across Ulster and Connacht will occur but some showers penetrating into central and eastern areas at times with the odd flurry further south.

“Accumulations generally 1-2cm expected. Wintry showers becoming confined to northern areas by late evening.”

Met Éireann warnings

This afternoon.

Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow wind warning for Connacht, Cavan, Donegal, Clare, Kerry and Limerick.

They say:

“Southwest winds will reach mean wind speeds between 55 to 65km/h with gusts of 90 to 110km/h, strongest near coasts where these limits may be exceeded for a short period later on Thursday night.”

Met Éireann warnings

Carlow Weather tweetz:

Sherkin Island gusting to 93kmh in the past hour as low system approaches Southwest. Fastnet Lighthouse has hit 112kmh (offshore and elevated). Heavy rain and strong winds expected across the country today with Yellow weather warnings in operation.

Meanwhile…

Sigh.

Previously: Incoming

*Squelch*

Yesterday: Winter’s Coming

UPDATE:

This afternoon.

Met Éireann extended a rainfall warning (25mm to 40mm) for counties Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow, Cork, Tipperary and Waterford until 9pm tonight.

*Squelch*

National Warnings (Met Éireann)

This morning, at 6am.

Met Éireann issued a high temperature warning which will remain in place until Friday.

The forecaster says temperatures will rise hit 27°C in places today and rise further over the next few days.

Meanwhile…

Thirty-two!

Carlow Weather writes:

We have our first Weather Warning for high temperatures now, as it will get above 27c today. The latest charts show little if any breakdown up to and including the weekend. I’ll have a further update around lunch time with the latest information.

Via Met Eireann and Carlow Weather

Meanwhile…

In fairness.