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Met Éireann issue weather warnings ahead of Storm Callum

Met Éireann have officially issued Status Orange and Yellow weather warnings for the incoming Storm Callum.

In a statement, the national weather forecaster said: “Strong winds associated with Storm Callum, coinciding with high spring tides will affect Ireland on Thursday night and Friday morning.

Winds will be strongest overnight and early on Friday, gusting between 90 and 110 km/h at coasts.”

Laois is on Status Yellow warning for now 

The statement was issued today at 11am, while Midland Weather Channel have also posted about the ‘Atlantic Bomb’:

“Status orange weather warnings have been issued, as expected for forecast, for all coastal counties of Ireland, with a yellow weather warning in place for central areas.”

“Windspeeds in the orange warning area could gust in excess of 130km/h, and depending on the final track of storm Callum maybe even higher in northwestern coastal counties.

Windspeeds under the yellow warning will gust to between 100-115km/h, again this could be upgraded depending upon the final track of the storm system itself.”

Midland Weather Channel have said that they will also post about possible flooding during the late afternoon today.

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