Storm Hannah looks set to cause disruption and power outages in parts of the country.
A status orange warning is in place for Kerry, Limerick, Cork and Clare from 4pm – and will be extended to Tipperary and Waterford from 10 tonight.
The storm’s due to bring gusts of up to 130 kilometres an hour to those counties.
A Status Yellow Wind Warning will also come into effect from 11pm for counties in the west, north-west and south-east.
Met Eireann forecaster Liz Walsh says motorists need to be extra careful out on the roads from 6 o’clock this evening;