Rain through much of the west and north of the country today, persistent and heavy at times.
It will be drier in the east and south with just a few outbreaks of rain.
Highest temperatures of 16 to 20 degrees, warmest in the southeast in gusty south or southwest winds.
Tonight there will be heavy rain for a time in all areas.
Towards morning it will become drier again from the west.
Lowest temperatures of 10 to 12 degrees.
Moderate to fresh southerly winds will turn westerly later.
Status Yellow - Rainfall warning for Connacht, Donegal, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick
Rain will turn heavy and persistent on Friday and Friday night bringing the risk of localised flooding.
Rainfall totals of 30-50mm are expected during the period, higher in mountainous areas.
Warning valid until 9am tomorrow.