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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Wind Warning

Last month
August 2023
Status Orange warning for seven counties with gusts of 130km/h and spot flooding expected
Met Éireann has issued three Status Yellow warnings for later today.
There is possibility of structural damage, falling trees, localised flooding and wave overtopping in the counties with a Status Orange warning.
Met Éireann has also warned there may be travel disruption and power outages.
A Status Yellow rainfall warning is in place across most of Northern Ireland, too.
This year
'Largely unsettled' conditions for the days ahead as sunshine, heavy rain and thunder forecast
This afternoon is forecast to be mostly dry with sunny spells expected.
Status Yellow wind warning in place for much of the country as up to 110km/h gusts expected
Met Éireann said strong to gale force northwest winds will develop across the country today.
Weather warnings could be issued early next week
While the models can ‘chop and change’, Met Éireann says it is likely that wind warnings will be issued next week.
Status yellow wind warning issued for 16 counties
It comes into effect at 2pm today and covers all of Leinster, as well as Cavan, Monaghan, Tipperary, and Waterford.
Status Yellow weather warnings announced for west coast
Thunderstorm and wind warnings are now in place.
Last year
Met Éireann issues status yellow wind and rain warnings affecting 14 counties
Both alerts take effect from 10pm tonight.
Status Yellow wind warning issued for three counties in the north west
Donegal, Leitrim, and Sligo will be under the alert from 5am.
Gusts of up to 100km/hr expected in west with wind warning in place for two counties
A Status Yellow wind warning for Galway and Mayo is in place currently until 6am tomorrow.
Status yellow wind warning currently in place across Donegal, Galway and Mayo
Met Éireann warns strong to gale force winds with gusts of to 110km/h are expected.
Status yellow wind warning issued for five counties
Met Éireann is warning of possible ‘damaging gusts’ in the five affected counties tomorrow.
Suspected 'tornado' hits Co Wexford amid wind warning for some coastal counties
‘Ireland is not immune to tornadoes’, according to Met Éireann.
Strong to gale force wind warning in place for some coastal counties
Gusts of 100 km/h have already been recorded in Co Cork and flights to Cork Airport have had to be diverted.
Yellow wind and rain warning to come into effect this afternoon and evening
A marine warning is already in place for small craft on all coasts.
Met Éireann issues Status Orange wind warning for Friday as Storm Dudley passes over Ireland
The forecaster has also issued a ‘wind, rain and snow’ warning for Friday, when Storm Eunice is set to hit the country.
Status Yellow wind and rain warnings in place for five counties on the west coast
Wind warnings will be in place in Donegal, Mayo and Galway, while rain warnings are in place in Galway, Cork and Kerry.
All time
Status Yellow wind warning kicks in for 7 western counties from 3pm
Some fallen trees and power outages are possible, Met Éireann said.
Status Yellow wind warnings set to come into effect for four counties on Sunday
The warnings will be in place for Kerry, Galway, Mayo and Donegal on Sunday afternoon
Public warned to exercise caution as 'unseasonably windy' weather on way
People are being urged to be mindful of tents, awnings and outdoor furniture.
Status yellow wind warning for Donegal, Galway and Mayo, but temperatures set to hit 17 degrees next week
Temperatures will rise above normal March temperatures in some areas on Monday and Tuesday.
Status Orange rainfall warning for four counties as weather set to turn wet and windy tonight
Midweek will be very unsettled before the weather improves again by the weekend.
Wind warning issued for south and west of country ahead of strong gusts on Monday night
A Status Yellow wind warning comes into effect for 13 counties tomorrow night, followed by a rainfall warning on Tuesday.
Nationwide Status Yellow wind warning issued with rain expected across the country
The warning will be in place from 11am this morning until 6pm this evening.
Wind warning issued for 10 counties in the west from St Stephen's Day
There is a risk of coastal flooding in these counties.
Wind warnings for 14 counties with gusts of up to 110km/h on the way
AA Roadwatch is warning motorists to slow down and take extra caution.
Storm Ellen to hit Ireland as Status Orange wind warning issued in seven counties
The warning comes into force from 9pm tomorrow.
Storm Brendan: 32,000 still without power as Status Orange warning remains for five counties until midnight
A number of flights to and from Shannon Airport have been cancelled.
Status Orange wind warning issued for 11 counties as Storm Brendan approaches
The warnings will kick in from 7am Monday.
Today's Status Yellow rain warning extended to all of Connacht and Donegal
A 24-hour rainfall warning is in place from 3pm today for six counties.
Wind warnings issued for seven counties with gusts of up to 100km/h expected
The warnings will be effective from midnight tonight until 11am tomorrow.
Status Yellow wind warning in place for the country tomorrow
A Status Yellow rainfall warning will also be in place for eight counties.
Rain, snow and below-freezing temperatures on the way
A Status Yellow wind warning has been issued for eight counties.
Very windy weather on the way, with warnings in place for three counties
Have plans this weekend? Here’s what the weather will be like.
Morning commuters advised to be careful as Storm Lorenzo set to continue overnight
A level orange wind warning is in place for Galway, Mayo, Clare, Kerry and Limerick.
Thousands of homes across the country without power following strong overnight winds
ESB says it is currently working to repair all faults on its network.
Status Orange: Storm Deirdre hits with 110 km/h winds and 'downpours of rain'
The storm is currently tracking northeast over Ireland.
Wind warning issued for entire west coast tomorrow night
The warning has been issued for Connacht, Cavan, Donegal, Clare, Kerry and Limerick.
Warnings kick in as country braced for a battering from Storm Diana
There is a risk of coastal flooding, and motorists are being urged to take care this morning.
Wind warning in place as we're set for some heavy rain this weekend
We’re set for a damp, unsettled weekend according to Met Éireann.
Around 5,000 families remain without power after Storm Hector
Power has been restored to around 140,000 homes and businesses this afternoon.