Two weather warnings for Galway with stormy night forecast

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Very wet and windy weather is forecast across Co. Galway this evening and overnight, with Met Éireann issuing two weather warnings for the county.

A status yellow weather warning for rainfall will begin at 6pm today Friday, and last for 12 hours, with heavy rain bringing a possibility of flooding in Galway, Kerry and Cork.

Another warning for wind will come into force at 3pm this afternoon, and will remain in place until midnight.

Met Éireann say strong south or southwest winds gusting up to 100km/h will affect Galway, Donegal and Mayo.

Highest temperatures of 7 or 8 degrees Celsius are forecast this afternoon.

Tomorrow, Saturday will be see some sunny spells developing after the rain clears eastwards.

The showers will ease later in the day but it will be another windy day with, fresh and gusty southwest winds. Highest temperatures will be between 8 and 10 degrees.

Met Éireann say that there is some uncertainty in the forecast for Sunday, but it looks like outbreaks of rain will move up over the country with some heavy bursts in places.

The rain looks set to clear northwards in the evening with scattered showers to follow.