Kilkenny to be hit with wind and rain warnings as storm approaches

It's going to hit tomorrow

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Met Eireann has issued a status yellow warning

Met Eireann has issued a status yellow warning for Kilkenny

Kilkenny has been included in a Status Yellow warning for both wind and rain from Met Éireann.

The national forecaster has issued a series of warnings covering the entire country. A wind warning was issued on Thursday for Leinster, and is valid from 8am on Friday morning until 7pm on Friday evening.

"Southeasterly winds will reach mean speeds of 50 to 65km/h with gusts of 90 to 110km/hr. Gusts will exceed these values in exposed coastal areas and on higher ground, especially in the southeast," the forecaster said. 

A Status Yellow rainfall warning has also been issued for Kilkenny, along with Dublin, Waterford, Kildare, Carlow, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Galway, Mayo, Cork, Kerry and Tipperary.

This warning is valid from 6am on Friday until 6pm on Friday evening.