#StormErik – Live Updates
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07/02/2018 – #StormErik has been officially named, and is the fifth storm of the season to be named by Met Éireann and the UK Met Office.
Met Éireann have issued a nationwide status yellow weather warning for wind on Friday. Warning is valid Friday 08 February 2019 05:00 to Saturday 09 February 2019 06:00.
- Forecasters say that Southwest to west winds will reach mean speeds of 50 to 65 km/h with gusts of 80 to 110 km/h. Along exposed Atlantic coasts these values may be exceeded for a while and with very high seas this will give the risk of coastal flooding. .
Issued/Updated: Thursday 07 February 2019 11:00
Valid: Friday 08 February 2019 05:00 to Saturday 09 February 2019 06:00
— Carlow Weather (@CarlowWeather) February 8, 2019
Max Winds: 80mph
Erik had rapidly intensifying to a hurricane-force into a Category 1 storm on the European Windstorm Scale with 80mph winds.. pic.twitter.com/1z2PZ0CRve
— Joint Cyclone Center (@JointCyclone) February 7, 2019
— ESB Networks (@ESBNetworks) February 7, 2019
— Carlow Weather (@CarlowWeather) February 7, 2019