Weekday Weather Forecast – Oct. 18th – Oct. 20th

Good Morning, everyone. The week is halfway done already. Feels like a breeze, right? Well, it looks as if Mother Nature is getting ready for Round 2. A general trend is emerging that shows a rapidly developing storm system move in over Southern Ireland on Friday night. All major North American models, as well as…

Weekday Weather Forecast

Hey, everyone. Hope you weathered yesterday’s storm without too many problems. Given the amount of damage and power cuts across the country, we should really count our blessings that it wasn’t worse. That being said, don’t get your hopes up for a period of calm weather anytime soon. A massive trough of low pressure will…

Severe Weather Event October 16th – Advisory #4

Hurricane Ophelia is contiuing to strengthen, with satellite images showing a clearly defined eye and remote wind speed measurements indicating that the storm is at the top end of Category 2 and could evolve into a major Category 3 Hurricane over the course of this day. All major weather models are now in agreement that…

Weekend Weather Forecast – Oct. 13th – Oct. 15th

Hey guys, sorry about the delay, I had a rather important meeting earlier in the morning. I’m not going to deny it, most of my attention is focused on Hurricane Ophelia by now, which is all but certain to hit Ireland on Monday. There will be a dedicated advisory for that shortly. However, there is…

Potential Severe Weather Event October 16th – 17th – Advisory #2

As was expected by the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Storm Ophelia was upgraded to a hurricane overnight. While it is currently quasi stationary southeast of the Azores, there is an increasing agreement among the major weather models that the storm will hit Ireland early next week. There is some disagreement about the exact time that…

Weekday Weather Forecast – Oct. 11th – Oct. 13th

Good Morning, everybody. Please be advised that this weather forecast will be accompanied later by a Hurricane Advisory for tropical storm Ophelia, which has a significant probability of hitting Ireland on Monday or Tuesday. I’ll go more into detail in the actual  Advisory, suffice to say that this storm is acting very unusual for a…

Weekday Weather Forecast – Oct. 9th – Oct. 11th

Good Morning. It’s Monday, I’ve had only one coffee so far, there’s five days to the weekend, it’s cold, and I’m wearing summer clothes – Hit it! We’re looking at a rather turbulent week ahead, with strong weather systems expected on Wednesday and Friday. The latter one is still a bit unsure, but the first…

Weekend Weather Forecast – Oct. 6th – Oct. 8th

Good Morning, everyone. It may have been a bit chilly this morning, but at least the weekend is here. And given how cool it’s been, there’s no chance that it’ll go bad anytime soon 😉 Of course, that may just as well be due to the fact that Ireland is still under the influence of…

Weekday Weather Forecast – Oct. 4th – Oct. 6th

Good morning, everyone. Well, the week is already halfway over again, and the weekend slowly draws near. There certainly won’t be too much happening on the meteorological front, at least down here in Cork. We’re under the influence of a high pressure area centered over the Bay of Biscay, which will extend northwards over the…

Weekend Weather Forecast – Sept. 29th – Oct. 1st

Good Morning, everyone. Welcome to the best day of the week, Friday. Just so you know, the weekend weather will be rather unusual. We’ve got the remnants of Hurricane Maria out over the North Atlantic at the moment, they’ll hit us over the weekend. No hurricane force winds, don’t worry, but significant amounts of rainfall,…

Weekday Weather Forecast – Sept. 27th – Sept. 19th

Good morning. My weather advice for today is: just keep swimming 😊 Seriously, strong rainfall continues throughout most of the country this morning, storm drains can’t cope, and some roads down here in Cork are flooding. Take care out there. I’m afraid the outlook isn’t much better. We’ve got a succession of storm systems forming…

Weekday Weather Forecast – Sept. 25th – Sept. 27th

Good Morning, everyone. Hope your Monday got off to a better start, donuts or not. Following quite a foggy start, Monday looks like a pretty good day to be fair. Unfortunately, that good weather will not last. For the last three to four day, a severe rainfall event has consistently been forecast for Wednesday by…