23 January 2024

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Galway County Council warns against unnecessary travel from 3PM as Storm Jocelyn hits

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Galway County Council warns against unnecessary travel from 3PM as Storm Jocelyn hits

Galway County Council is warning against non-essential travel as early as 3PM today as Storm Jocelyn tracks to the northwest

A status yellow wind warning is now in place for Galway, Clare, Kerry, and Mayo, and will be replaced with an orange alert for Galway, Mayo and Donegal from 5PM.

Other areas will come under a status yellow alert at various times throughout the day, lasting until 2AM tomorrow morning.

A national Met Éireann technical briefing is just getting underway now (10AM), while the Local Severe Weather Assessment Team and the Local Coordination Group will meet at midday

Speaking to Galway Talks, Director of Services of Galway County Council, Derek Pender, is warning that already weakened structures are at particular risk this evening:

 

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