Storm Jorge poses threat to weekend fixtures

February 28, 2020

Storm Jorge is on the way!

For the third weekend in-a-row, a storm is threatening to wreak havoc with GAA fixtures.

Following hot on the heels of Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis is Storm Jorge, which is set to batter the country over the next 48 hours.

An orange wind warning is in place for counties Galway, Mayo, Clare, and Kerry from 6am on Saturday until 3am on Sunday. A separate warning is in place for Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo from midday on Saturday until 3am on Sunday.

Met Éireann has warned of gusts of between 110 and 130km/h, with possibly higher speeds in exposed areas “with an elevated risk of coastal flooding”.

A status yellow wind warning is also in place for Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan, Roscommon, Cork, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford between 9am on Saturday and 3am on Sunday.

In addition, a status yellow rainfall warning is in place for Munster, Connacht and Donegal from midnight on Thursday until midnight on Saturday.

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