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A spell of wet and windy weather arriving this weekend has now been confirmed as our second named storm of the season: BRIAN.
The weather system has been officially named by Met Eireann, the Irish Meteorological Service as the winds are expected to have an impact on parts of Ireland over the weekend.
But we could also see gusts of 50-70 mph
A spell of strong southwesterly winds is expected.
Some coastal routes and communities are likely to be affected by large waves, with potential for flooding of properties.
Some transport disruption is likely across the warning area, with delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport.
The weather warning for strong winds lasts all day on Saturday before the worst of the weather clears to the east.
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This morning will be mostly dry with some brighter spells.
Rain is likely for some during the afternoon, heavy over the Pennines.
However, many parts in the west of the region may well stay dry.
Maximum temperature 16 °C.
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