Post Tagged with: "Met Eireann"

Everything’s Blue As Storm Desmond Batters Kerry

Everything’s Blue As Storm Desmond Batters Kerry

December 5, 2015 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

FEELING blue this morning because of the weather? We don’t blame you. Here’s what Ireland looks like on the rainfall radar supplied by Met Eireann at 9.30am. That big blue hue over Ireland shows Kerry is being hit by high winds and sustained rainfall, expected to last into the early […]

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Red Alert: Met Éireann Issues Red Status Rainfall Warning For Kerry

December 4, 2015 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

WE haven’t had one of these for a while thank God, but Met Eireann have issued a Status Red Rainfall alert for Kerry this weekend. There will be incessant falls of heavy rain overnight and for all of Saturday. Accumulations in excess of 70mm are expected, with greater totals on higher […]

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No End To The Weather Warnings As Met Éireann Tells Us It’s Going To Be Windy

No End To The Weather Warnings As Met Éireann Tells Us It’s Going To Be Windy

December 1, 2015 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

WE’VE been battered by wind and rain over the past week and while the rain has eased off, it’s still going to be blustery down here in Kerry. Met Éireann this morning has issued a Yellow Status Wind Warning for Kerry, Wexford, Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Cork,  Limerick […]

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Be Careful Out There…Wind Warning Elevated To Status Orange

Be Careful Out There…Wind Warning Elevated To Status Orange

November 29, 2015 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

REMEMBER that Yellow Status wind warning for Kerry for today? Well that’s been elevated to Orange now as Storm Clodagh, the third named storm of the extended winter season, will pass eastwards to the north of Ireland today. The current Status Orange warning for very strong, westerly winds is a direct […]

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Even The Brolly Won’t Keep Us Dry This Weekend!

November 27, 2015 at 9:34 pm Comments are Disabled

AW crap! Just as we were looking forward to the weekend, Met Eireann have delivered the news we were dreading. It’s gonna be wet and it’s gonna be windy. There’s a Status Yellow Rainfall Warning for Kerry, Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Sligo and Clare with rainfall accumulations of 25 – 50 mm  likely over the […]

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Orange Wind Warning Alert For Kerry Today

November 17, 2015 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

JUST when we thought we were out, they pull us back in! After weathering Storm Abigail last week, there an even worse storm on the way today in Kerry. Met Eireann have issued an Orange Wind Warning for Kerry as well as Dublin, Wicklow, Galway, Clare, and Limerick with west to […]

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VIDEO: The Weather Isn’t Getting Any Better Over The Weekend

VIDEO: The Weather Isn’t Getting Any Better Over The Weekend

November 13, 2015 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

WINTER arrived with a bang this week, bringing with it some truly horrendous wind and rain in the shape of Storm Abigail. The bad news is, the horrible conditions are set to continue for the next two days at least, with Ireland still on a status yellow weather warning until 9pm tonight. For today, […]

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It’s Going To Get A Bit Windy Out There Tomorrow…

It’s Going To Get A Bit Windy Out There Tomorrow…

November 11, 2015 at 4:05 pm Comments are Disabled

WE’VE been enjoying some incredibly mild weather so far this winter, much to the chagrin of oil suppliers and fuel distributors no doubt! While the sunny weather has been intermittent over the past week, the rain is beginning to make an unwelcome return and it’s getting more and more blustery. Continued below… […]

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“Looks Like Rain Ted” – Downpour To Continue For Another While

“Looks Like Rain Ted” – Downpour To Continue For Another While

September 11, 2015 at 1:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS latest rainfall radar graph from Met Eireann doesn’t make for happy viewing, even if Kerry is bathed in the county colours. Kerry is stuck in the epicentre of a heavy downpour of rain that is set to continue for the rest of the afternoon. In fact Met Eireann issued […]

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The majority of the rain that fell in Ireland in July landed in Killarney, during the Munster Final. Well, it looked like it. Photo by Dermot Crean.

It’s Official. July Was An Absolute Stinker Weather-Wise

August 5, 2015 at 4:14 pm Comments are Disabled

YOU may have noticed the weather has been particularly bad this summer. Well, Met Eireann have gone and confirmed it by declaring July “cold, wet and windy everywhere” and the worst in 22 years. There was precious time to work on a colour in this part of the country with […]

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A site we got used tolast year in the summer months. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Are We Finally Going To Get A Summer?

June 8, 2015 at 4:23 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT’S fair to say that we’ve had a fairly mixed bag weatherwise so far this ‘summer’, so the prospect of any prolonged period of good weather is cause for an upswing in mood. New Met Eireann reports this Monday are suggesting that this is exactly what we are going […]

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Valentia Observatory Recorded Two Earthquakes Last Weekend

June 4, 2015 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

  TWO “significant earthquakes” were recorded last weekend at Valentia Observatory. But don’t worry, they both occurred thousands of miles away on the Alaskan Peninsula and off the Japanese Coast. Thankfully, no casualties have been reported, but maybe a few sheep were awakened when the shocks rumbled their way to south Kerry. According […]

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Dry And Sunny Weather Forecast For Remainder Of Week…Well, Except For Tomorrow

April 14, 2015 at 3:42 pm Comments are Disabled

  MET EIREANN have said that the beautiful sunny weather that was with us today will be here for the remainder of the week…with just one exception, tomorrow. Despite a blip on Wednesday where rain clouds are expected to gather, after that it will temperatures in the high teens and blue skies […]

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A site we got used tolast year in the summer months. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Sunshine On The Way For Easter Weekend

April 3, 2015 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

HURRAH! Met Éireann are predicting that the sun will shine over Easter with temperatures of up to 15c expected, so it’s finally some good news when it comes to the weather. You would be forgiven for thinking that we had dipped back into winter over the past week, but an upturn conditions […]

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Met Office Issues Status ‘Orange’ Wind Warning For Kerry

March 5, 2015 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

JUST when you think we’re in for a nice spell of weather, Mother Nature has other plans. The cold snap is over and the weather is milder, sunny(ish) and calm, but that’s going to change somewhat tomorrow according to MET Eireann. They’ve just issued a ‘Status Orange’ wind warning for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, […]

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It’s Going To Be Cold Out There Tonight…

February 4, 2015 at 4:15 pm Comments are Disabled

  MET Eireann have issued a status Orange weather alert for Munster and Leinster with temperatures set to plummet to -2 to -6 degrees celsius. The weather warning is in effect from tonight at 8pm to Thursday morning at 10am. Kerry County Council are advising caution on the roads tonight and in […]

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Wave The Height Of Four Double-Decker Buses Recorded Off Kerry Coast Last Week

Wave The Height Of Four Double-Decker Buses Recorded Off Kerry Coast Last Week

January 20, 2015 at 11:31 am 1 comment

DURING the high and stormy seas of last week, a giant wave off the Kerry coast was picked up which was the second highest ever recorded in Irish seas. The wave was measured 16.9 metres at 10am, last Friday making it the second highest on record. The highest on record is a 19.1 […]

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‘Red’ Weather Warning Possible As Storm Is Set To Hit West Coast

‘Red’ Weather Warning Possible As Storm Is Set To Hit West Coast

January 14, 2015 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

  WHILE the heavy snowfall expected around town thankfully failed to materialise, we’re certainly not out of the woods, weather wise. A storm is set to hit the west coast of Ireland later today. It will bring with it, strong winds, high seas and heavy rain. A spokesperson for Met Eireann quoted […]

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Snow Predicted In Tralee As Gardaí Urge Caution On Roads

Snow Predicted In Tralee As Gardaí Urge Caution On Roads

January 13, 2015 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

MET EIREANN are predicting snowfall for the Kerry area and have put the county on a status ‘Orange’ weather warning for snow and icy conditions. With today set to be bitterly cold, the wintry conditions are set to be most acute in western parts of Munster, Connacht and Ulster where there […]

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Images Show Where The Lightning Hit Kerry Over The Past Few Days

Images Show Where The Lightning Hit Kerry Over The Past Few Days

October 8, 2014 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

  KERRY has been getting some serious rain over the past few days and judging by the Met Eireann and Irish Weather News images here, it looks like the country got a battering from lightning as well. There were several lightning strikes in the Tralee area during the hours of 3am […]

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