Press Release Storm Eunice Severe Weather Assessment Team Offaly County Council: 3.30pm Thursday, 17th February 2022.
A meeting took place this afternoon of Offaly County Council’s Severe Weather Assessment Team to prepare for the possible impact of Storm Eunice. A status Orange Wind warning is in in place for Offaly from 3am to 11am tomorrow (Friday 18th) morning. Allied to this a Yellow wind, rain and snow warning for the whole country up until 3pm tomorrow may also impact Offaly. This is subject to change and we ask people to check Met Eireann at https://www.met.ie/warnings/offaly for updates.
The main message as of now is to stay safe and don’t take unnecessary risks. Members of the public are urged to be vigilant during the period of the warning and watch out for fallen trees or other debris. Check out the https://www.rsa.ie/RSA/Road-Safety/Campaigns/Current-road-safety-campaigns/Severe-Weather-Advice/ for advice on driving in adverse weather conditions.
We would advise home owners and businesses to please secure, remove or store away:
- Outdoor furniture/trampolines
- Street furniture, awnings
The main contact number for emergencies is 0579346800 and our out of hours/emergency number is 1800 15 15 15