Information supplied by Met Éireann
Met Éireann has issued a status red warning countrywide as Ireland prepares for Storm Ophelia.
Today will be stormy with spells of heavy rain and widespread gales.
Winds mainly from the southeast during the morning will give some severe and damaging gusts, before veering southwest later.
Top temperatures of 15C to 18C degrees. Some violent gusts between 120 and 140 km/h, and storm surges near coasts may give local flooding.
Continuing stormy this evening with occasional showers, but winds from the southwest will decrease in strength overnight.
Showers will become scattered and it will be mainly dry later tonight - especially in the south.
Minimum temperatures 7C to 9C degrees.