Orange Status wind warning issued for Kilkenny
A Status Orange Wind warning has been extended to Kilkenny by Met Éireann.
The warning on the back of the impending Storm Jorge will come into effect at midday tomorrow and remain in place until at least 7pm tomorrow evening.
Met Éireann just released the updated warning and said: Severe winds associated with Storm Jorge (Hor-hay) on Saturday.
“Westerly winds will reach mean speeds of 65 to 80km/h for a time on Saturday afternoon and early evening with gusts of 110 to 120km/h, possibly higher in very exposed areas.”
People are being urged to heed the advice of their local authorities.
A Red Status wind warning has also been issued for counties Clare and Galway with winds of up to 145kph expected.