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Donegal on alert as severe weather warning issued 14.01.15

THE Donegal public has been urged to exercise extreme caution with storm-force winds and flooding forecast for across the county in the coming hours.
Donegal County Council staff are on standby to respond in the event of emergencies.
Met Eireann has issued a severe weather warning (Status Red) for this evening, tonight and tomorrow.
Severe weather warning issued across Donegal.
Winds are forecast to reach speeds of 130 km/h up to 150 km/h with the highest risk in exposed areas. Rainfall of 25mm to 35mm is also expected.
"Members of the public should not place themselves at risk on the road or on exposed areas like coasts or hills and should ask themselves if they really need to travel. It is likely that there will be some traffic disruption from fallen trees and localised flooding in areas," the council warned this afternoon.
It said it would continue to monitor conditions with staff on standby to respond to emergencies.
In the event of an emergency during business hours call 074 9153900.
Out of hours please call 074 9172288 for the Roads Service or 074 91 72399 for the Water Service.
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