An Orange status weather warning has been issued for Donegal with high winds predicted to bring gusts in excess of 110 kms an hour along near the coast.

This warning pertains to coastal regions and high ground in these areas: Southwest winds will reach mean speeds of 65 to 80km/h with gusts of 110 to 130km/h overnight and early tomorrow. There is also a risk of coastal damage on exposed northwest coasts due to a combination of winds, high spring tides and high storm surge.

The warning is valid from 1am Friday morning until 8am Friday.

Alert message from Met Eireann:

  • Event: Severe Wind warning
  • Severity: Orange
  • Valid from: Fri. 07/12 @ 1AM
  • Valid to: Fri. 07/12 @ 8AM
  • Affected Areas: Donegal and Mayo

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