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Council Warning Motorists After Weather Affects Roads

Council Warning Motorists After Weather Affects Roads

January 12, 2017 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is asking motorists to avoid the Conor Pass in west Kerry following heavy snowfalls and icy conditions. There has been snow at the county bounds on the N22 and driving conditions there are poor. In all parts of the county, motorists are asked to drive with care and […]

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WATCH: The Snow Is Pretty Bad Up On The Conor Pass

WATCH: The Snow Is Pretty Bad Up On The Conor Pass

January 12, 2017 at 2:05 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S snowing around town this afternoon but it’s nothing compared to the weather on the Conor Pass this morning. Photographer Florian Walsh took this short video on the famous road and as you can see, it looks very dangerous…

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Some Very Heavy Rain On The Way For Thursday

December 14, 2016 at 9:38 pm Comments are Disabled

TOMORROW looks like it will be a wet day in Kerry as Met Eireann has issued a Yellow Status rainfall warning. It looks like the rain will arrive in earnest tomorrow morning but should have mostly cleared by the late afternoon. However, it will be quite heavy while it’s here. […]

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Freezing Fog Warning Issued For Kerry Tonight

Freezing Fog Warning Issued For Kerry Tonight

November 20, 2016 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

  KERRY County Council is advising motorists and members of the public to exercise caution this evening and tonight following the issuing of a Code Orange Orange warning for fog overnight. Pockets of freezing fog are expected and motorists are asked to use their fog lights as appropriate. Pedestrians and […]

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Wettest October Day In 77 Years Recorded In Valentia Last Month

November 4, 2016 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE the rest of the country reported rainfall way below the average for October, Valentia bucked the trend last month according to Met Eireann’s latest figures. Thanks to the dreadful days we experienced on October 3-4, the south Kerry station reported slightly above average rainfall. October 3rd was the wettest […]

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Status Yellow Rainfall Warning In Effect For Today

October 14, 2016 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

AT least it’s not orange. It’s set to be a wet day ahead according to the good folk at Met Eireann. There’s a Status Yellow Rainfall Warning in effect for Kerry and Cork from 9am today until 9am on Saturday. A spell of heavy rain is expected to develop today over […]

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Highest Amount Of Rainfall In One Day For 150 Years…But We’re In For A Good Spell Now!

Highest Amount Of Rainfall In One Day For 150 Years…But We’re In For A Good Spell Now!

October 5, 2016 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

THE rain is gone thankfully, but it had its effect yesterday with road closures, especially in south Kerry. It appears that part of the county was hit worst of all, according to Valentia Observatory. The weather station recorded its highest level of rainfall on a single day since records began there […]

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Met Éireann Issues Status Orange Rainfall Warning For Kerry

October 3, 2016 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY could see up to 100mm of rain in the next day according to Met Eireann. They have just issued a Status Orange Rainfall Warning just for  Kerry.  From 60 to 80 mm of rainfall is forecasted for today, tonight and much of Tuesday with up to 100 mm possible in […]

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Met Eireann Issues Status Orange Warning For Dense Fog In Kerry

October 1, 2016 at 8:48 pm Comments are Disabled

AN ORANGE weather warning has been issued by Met Eireann for dense fog tonight and tomorrow morning, which will result in poor driving conditions. Kerry County Council are advising motorists to drive with extreme care, at an appropriate speed and with your fog lights on. Pedestrians should also exercise caution, are advised to wear […]

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Wind Warning Issued For Kerry On Friday

Wind Warning Issued For Kerry On Friday

September 8, 2016 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S about to get windy out. We’ve had extremely humid and ‘dead’ weather over the last few days, but that’s about to change tomorrow. Met Eireann has issued a Status Yellow Wind Warning for the western seaboard to include Kerry, Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo and Clare. Southerly winds later veering southwesterly, […]

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Not A Bad Weekend In Store Before The Mini-Heatwave Next Week

Not A Bad Weekend In Store Before The Mini-Heatwave Next Week

August 12, 2016 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S set to be a mainly dry weekend in Kerry, but cloud will be a feature according to Met Eireann and the weather websites. Of course, this is all a prelude to to magnificent weather we’re being promised for Monday and Tuesday. This afternoon should be dry before rain threatens […]

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Warm Weather On The Way For Weekend, But It Might Be A Bit Cloudy

Warm Weather On The Way For Weekend, But It Might Be A Bit Cloudy

August 5, 2016 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

MANY in the national media have been banging on about how we’re going to get a scorcher of a weekend. Well, it’s looking alright for Kerry, but Met Eireann is warning of cloudy conditions in the south-west tomorrow. Met Eireann says humid but cloudy weather will be the main picture on Saturday, while Sunday could see some […]

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It’s Looking Okay For The Bank Holiday Weekend

It’s Looking Okay For The Bank Holiday Weekend

July 29, 2016 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

  YOU know, it’s not looking half-bad at all. It’s the last Bank Holiday weekend until late autumn, so we could do with a nice spell of weather to go with the days off. Well it looks like Mother Nature will oblige as there’ll be a lot of dry weather in […]

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Weather To Be Mixed For Weekend But Sunday Could Be Good

July 15, 2016 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

SURPRISE, surprise. We’re in for another mixed bag when it comes to the weather in Kerry this weekend, but (whisper it) Sunday might be nice. Mid-way through a disappointing July and there’s no sign of any sustained sunshine as yet. According to Met Eireann and various weather websites, Saturday will overcast and damp […]

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Showers, Cloud And Sunny Spells…It’s Another Irish Summer Weekend

July 8, 2016 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

AND so it continues. While yesterday was a lovely day, it wasn’t the start of any sustained period of fine weather as you can see this morning. Well this is going to be the story down here in Kerry for the weekend according to Met Eireann and the weather websites. Today […]

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The Weather Is A Mixed Bag Again This Weekend

July 1, 2016 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

THE first few days of July won’t signal the start of summer according to Met Eireann and friends. Today will see blustery with showery conditions between spells of sunshine and it will be decidedly cool with temperature staying around the 14/15 degree mark. If you’re going cycling on the Ring Of […]

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Yellow Status Rainfall Alert Issued For Kerry

June 27, 2016 at 7:54 pm Comments are Disabled

  THERE’S hard rain on the way. While the weather hasn’t been that bad of late, things are going to change drastically from later tonight as Met Eireann has issued a Yellow Status Rainfall Warning for Kerry and many other counties. Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford […]

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Weather Isn’t Too Bad For Weekend, But It’s Definitely Not Summer!

June 24, 2016 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

DRY, cloudy, showers and sunshine with temperatures between 15 to 19 degrees. It’s the Irish summer alright. We can’t complain too much however, as we’ll see a fair bit of dry weather in Kerry over the weekend according to all the  experts (mind you, they got it wrong this time last week for […]

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Friday, Saturday Good. Sunday Not So Good! Here’s The Weekend Weather For Kerry

Friday, Saturday Good. Sunday Not So Good! Here’s The Weekend Weather For Kerry

June 17, 2016 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S good news and bad news on the weekend weather front here in Kerry. If you want to get out and about, then today and tomorrow are the best days to enjoy the sunshine and dry weather as there’s rain on the way for Sunday. We checked out Met Eireann and […]

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The Weather In Kerry Is A Mixed Bag For The Week

June 13, 2016 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER some fine weather last week, it looks like typical Irish summer weather for the next three or four days in Kerry. We’re in for a mixture of mainly cloudy weather, sunshine and some showers up to Friday, according to all the weather websites and Met Eireann. Tomorrow will be cloudy with […]

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Pack Away The Barbecues, We’re In For A Rainy Weekend

June 10, 2016 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

  TIME to wheel the barbecues back into the shed and pack away those shorts. Over the last couple of weeks it has felt as though Ireland had been tugged down to the Mediterranean, but this weekend it might feel as though we’re back at home again in the North […]

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We’re In For A Great Week Of Sunny Weather!

We’re In For A Great Week Of Sunny Weather!

May 30, 2016 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

SUMMER really has arrived! After the beautiful weekend – especially Sunday – we had, we’re in for more of the same over the next week. According to just about every website and weather service we could find, Tralee is in for a great week of fine weather with just a slight […]

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Showers At Times, But Mostly Things Will Be Fine On The Weather Front This Weekend…

Showers At Times, But Mostly Things Will Be Fine On The Weather Front This Weekend…

May 27, 2016 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

WE’VE escaped the rain so far this week but it looks like there’ll be some showers this weekend. But the good news is that in between there’ll be lovely sunny spells too. Searching through various websites for forecasts for Tralee, we found a consensus that it will be mostly fine, dry weather […]

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Sunny Spells, Cloudy Weather, But Little Rain Forecast Until Saturday

Sunny Spells, Cloudy Weather, But Little Rain Forecast Until Saturday

May 24, 2016 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was great to wake up to the sunshine in Tralee this morning and the good news is it’s set to be mainly dry for the rest of the week. Looking at various weather weather websites – including Met Eireann – it shows a consensus of highs of around 17ºC […]

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Scorchio! The Weekend Is Going To Be Just Lovely In Kerry…Seriously!

Scorchio! The Weekend Is Going To Be Just Lovely In Kerry…Seriously!

May 13, 2016 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

THIS is not a drill people! Met Eireann has made some howlers in the past, but we’re going to trust them for once on this one. That big yellow thing in the sky that you’ve woken up to, will be visible all day today and temperatures are set to be […]

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We Had A Record Breaking Rainy Day In February

March 3, 2016 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you didn’t already know Winter 2015/16 was a very wet one. So much so that on Tuesday, February 16, Valentia observatory recorded its wettest day since 1982 – that’s 34 years! Met Eireann recorded, 43.6 mm of rainfall on that date making it one of those truly miserable midweek […]

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Storm Imogen Passes But Yellow Status Wind Warning Remains Until Tonight

Storm Imogen Passes But Yellow Status Wind Warning Remains Until Tonight

February 8, 2016 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THE worst of Storm Imogen has passed but there is still a Yellow Status wind warning in place until this evening. Westerly winds of mean speeds 50-65 km/h will gust 85-100 km/h this afternoon and evening in southern parts of Munster and Leinster. The warning  remains in place until 8pm […]

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Storm Imogen Continues To Hit The County

Storm Imogen Continues To Hit The County

February 8, 2016 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is advising everyone that a Status Orange wind warning remains in place until noon today. There are very high waves in coastal areas and spot flooding in places as Storm Imogen continues. The main message from the council at present is that there is a lot of […]

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Storm Imogen To Batter Kerry Tonight

Storm Imogen To Batter Kerry Tonight

February 7, 2016 at 6:39 pm Comments are Disabled

AN Orange Status wind warning has been issued for Kerry and Cork tonight as the latest storm heads our way. Storm Imogen will bring westerly winds reaching mean speeds of 65 to 75 km/h with gusts of 100 to 120 km/h, strongest winds along the coast. Continued below… The weather warning is […]

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Orange Wind Warning Issued For Kerry As Henry Arrives Tonight

Orange Wind Warning Issued For Kerry As Henry Arrives Tonight

January 31, 2016 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is advising everyone to take heed of a Status Orange wind warning for counties including Kerry which has been issued by Met Éireann. Met Éireann is forecasting strong winds for the county from 10pm tonight as Storm Henry arrives. Southwest to west winds will reach mean speeds […]

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