Latest Met Eireann Weather Forecast for Day 2 of the National Ploughing Championships

Latest Met Eireann Weather Forecast for Day 2 of the National Ploughing Championships

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Latest Met Eireann Weather Forecast for Day 2 of the National Ploughing Championships

UPDATED 4.30pm

According to Met Eireann, Wednesday, will be a very windy day at the National Ploughing Championships as Storm Ali crosses the country. There is now a Status Orange Wind Warning in effect for county Offaly. 

That warning is in place from 5am on Wednesday morning until 1pm on Wednesday afternoon. According to Met Eireann Storm Ali will track close to the west and northwest coast from the early hours of Wednesday morning. South to southwest winds veering westerly will increase to mean speeds between 65 and 80 km/h with gusts between 110 and 120 km/h for a time. The core of strong winds will be along Atlantic Coasts at first and will then move quickly eastwards during the morning

Rain in the morning will clear by the afternoon. Maximum temperatures of 14 to 17 degrees.