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Weather warning to be upgraded to status orange for parts of the country tomorrow

An orange wind warning is in place for entire country this weekend as gusts are set to hit 100km per hour.

Updated 1:30om.

THE WIND WARNING issued for this weekend is expected to be upgraded in places tomorrow morning.

The status yellow warning is valid from 6am this morning until 6pm on Sunday.

Met Éireann is warning of strong westerly winds which will reach speeds of 44 to 55 kilometres per hour and gusts as high as 100 kilometres per hour.

It’s understood that tomorrow morning will be particularly stormy and the forecaster will be upgrading some areas to status orange.

There’s also a status yellow rainfall warning for Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Clare and Kerry, where rainfall of 25 – 50mm is expected.

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The rainfall warning is valid until 3pm tomorrow afternoon.

Originally posted 8:30am.

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