Met Office salve their own conscience about naming storm Ciara by conjuring up an amber warning for Sunday
The Met Office are obviously flexing their supercomputer muscles and feel confident enough to nip in ahead of Met Eireann for once.
Thursday is shaping up to be an interesting day with all the NWP models at sixes and sevens about exactly what track low Clara is taking
I’m quite sure that in the near future the warnings system will be run by computers interrogating mesoscale NWP models and issuing warnings automatically using a GIS based system.
Storm Atiyah is on it’s way for Sunday – but it won’t threaten Northern Ireland.
Will this be storm Atiyah?