BREAKING NEWS: WEATHER ALERT ISSUED FOR DONEGAL..HIGH WINDS, SNOW ON HIGHER GROUND AND TORNADIC WINDS

first_imgWEATHER experts have just issued a warning for Donegal, with high winds, loads of rain – with snow on ground above 400 metres.It’s unlikely to fall to lower ground, said the UK Met Office, though it is possible.The alert from irishweatheronline.com is as follows: ALERT continued for strong wind gusts to 75 mph or 120 km/hr, more likely in north then central counties, setting in around 1100h in Donegal and Mayo. The stormy conditions will spread southeast through the afternoon. Hail, thunder, higher elevation snow or sleet, and isolated tornadic winds are all possible later today. Strong winds will continue tonight in the north.The BBC reports for the North is as follows: “Extremely windy this afternoon, especially across the southern half of the country, with southwest gusts of between 90 and 120km/h. Further heavy downpours across Ulster and Connacht, with spot flooding here and sleet over higher ground. During this afternoon, rain will push down across the country, turning to showers in the northwest. Risk of thunder also. Afternoon maxima will range 7 to 13 degrees, coolest in the north. Rain will clear southeastwards this evening, with westerly winds decreasing.”Tomorrow will be stormy for parts of the morning in the northwest, winds NW 40-60 mph easing slightly by afternoon, rain at times with hail and sleet mixing in especially on higher ground … more showery than continuous rain in parts of east and south but generally a raw and unpleasant day with highs 8-12 C.Looks like the mild weather is over folks. Donegaldaily will issue more updates as we get them.BREAKING NEWS: WEATHER ALERT ISSUED FOR DONEGAL..HIGH WINDS, SNOW ON HIGHER GROUND AND TORNADIC WINDS was last modified: October 17th, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegal weatherdonegal weather alerthigh windssleetsnowtornadic windslast_img

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