Tullamore to feature on tonight's RTE Prime Time programme as Storm Emma intensifies

Storm Emma is tracking towards us

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Tullamore to feature on tonight's RTE Prime Time programme as Storm Emma intensifies

The weather situation in Offaly will be featured on RTE's Prime Time tonight as Storm Emma intensifies tracking towards us.

Locals will be interviewed and an update provided on the weather expected in Offaly in a live report from Tullamore. 

The show will air at 9.30pm.

Met Eireann has taken the step to extend its current Status Red warning for Storm Emma. 

A Status Red came into force at 11pm on Wednesday night and was initially valid until 12pm on Friday. That was later extended to 3pm but now the red warning is valid in Leinster and Munster until 6pm on Friday evening.

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