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Sunday 26 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C
# Weather
New Status Yellow wind warning in place for counties in the west as high-speed gusts expected
A wind warning for three more counties comes into effect tomorrow at midnight

LAST UPDATE | Dec 19th 2022, 5:27 PM

MET ÉIREANN has issued a status yellow wind warning for Galway and Mayo effective immediately until 6pm on Wednesday as gusts of 90 to 100 km/hr are expected in places. 

A status yellow wind warning for Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo will also come into effect from midnight tomorrow until 6pm on Wednesday as south to southwest winds will at times reach speeds of 50 to 65 km/hr, and gusts at 90 to 100 km/hr are expected. 

 The national forecast for today is windy with fresh to strong and gusty winds. There will be gales on southeastern coasts in the morning and later along western coasts.

It will be cloudy with outbreaks of showery rain during the morning, which will be heaviest across southern and western counties.

Highest temperatures in the west will be 7 to 9 degrees and 10 to 13 degrees in the east.

Cooler, drier and brighter conditions will follow from the southwest through the afternoon.

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