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Tuesday, 17 October 2017
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Tuesday, 17 October 2017 06:12

Squally showers affecting northern areas for a time yet today. Otherwise it will be cool and bright with good sunny spells. Dry across most of Ireland, apart from a few showers, most of which will affect Ulster. Feeling fresh with maximum temperatures 11 to 14 degrees Celsius. Westerly breezes, will gradually ease through the day too. Cold after dark under clear skies and slackening winds.


Tonight will be mostly dry and calm under clear spells. Rather cold too with grass frost. Lowest temperatures ranging 3 to 6 degrees Celsius.


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16 October 2017
Ex-Hurricane Ophelia: Key Public Safety & Information Messages 
People should remain indoors for the duration of the storm. All unnecessary travel should be avoided on Monday 16th Oct 2017, while the storm is passing. Don’t travel during the height of the storm unless absolutely necessary. Listen to local radio and national media broadcasts for Met Éireann updates on the current weather situation. High seas are predicted, the public are advised to stay away from coastal areas during this period.

16 October 2017
Update on Storm Ophelia. Issued 11:30am Monday October 16th

Storm Ophelia (now an Ex-Hurricane) has arrived in Irish Coastal Waters this morning and Met Éireann forecasters are following its movement very closely. Spells of rain are spreading up over the country with hurricane force gusts developing on the southwest coast. So far, a 10-minute mean wind speed 50 knots (93km/h) and a wind gust of 73 knots (135km/h) has been recorded at our automatic station at Roches Point. The path of the storm centre is expected to track over the tip of Kerry, Cla

16 October 2017
Update on Storm Ophelia. Issued 2pm Monday October 16th
The strongest winds are on the eastern and southern flank of Ophelia’s low pressure centre. The heaviest rain is on the northwestern and western flank. To the east of the path of the storm centre winds will back southeasterly ahead of its passage north, veering southwesterly behind it. Winds will be cyclonic along the Atlantic Seaboard. 

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