A Status Orange weather alert will remain in place for Kerry until midday today with gusts of up to 130mph in many places.
Met Eireann is also advising of high waves of up to 15 metres in coastal areas.
High winds throughout the night have resulted in fallen trees and other problems on several roads throughout the county.
Kerry County Council is currently attending to a fallen tree at Brennan’s Glen on the Main Tralee to Killarney road.
There are also reports of fallen trees between Cromane and Tullig, Listowel and Tralee at the Waterfall, between Kenmare and Kilgarvan and on the Tarbert Road. A lane of traffic is blocked on Countess Road in Killarney.
Debris is reported on the Abbeydorney to Tralee road. An accident in which a car overturned also took place in the area last night. Debris on roads is reported on several roads in North and West Kerry.
The high winds have resulted in power outages across the county including Castlecove, Caherdaniel, Coolick, Milltown, Gurranebane, Inch, Rathmore and Castleisland.
The ESB says it is working to restore power as soon as possible.
Bus Eireann says all its services in Kerry are operating but with some delays.
The Teagasc farm walk due to be held on the lands of James McCarthy in Castleisland this morning has been postponed due to the weather. Another date will be announced in due course.
Kerry County Council is appealing to everyone to allow for extra time for journeys this morning, to drive carefully and to secure items and property vulnerable to high winds.