Co Kildare bracing itself for Storm Ali set to hit the county during the early hours of the morning

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Co Kildare bracing itself for Storm Ali set to hit the county during the early hours of the morning
21:13 Tuesday 18th of September 2018

The Kildare County Council  Severe Weather Assessment Team convened today at 3pm to discuss the potential implications and impact of Storm Ali which is forecast to track across the country tomorrow morning. Met Éireann have issued an ORANGE wind speed warning for:

Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Dublin, Kildare, Louth, Meath, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare and Kerry.

This warning comes into effect from 5am tomorrow and will remain in place until 1pm. 

Met Eireann are warning that this storm has the potential for damaging gusts. Storm Ali is not expected to weaken as it tracks across the country.

The public are advised to exercise due caution in terms of ensuring that items of property prone to movement and/or damage are stabilised or moved to a safe location.

Kildare County Council road crews are on standby and equipped to react to any incidents caused by Storm Ali when it is safe to do so. 

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