25 counties North and South are preparing for heavy rain and strong winds this morning as Storm Agnes makes landfall.
From 7am, a Status Yellow wind warning has also been issued for Leinster, Munster and Galway along with a separate rain warning for 5 other counties in Leinster.
Meanwhile a Status Orange wind alert for Cork, Kerry, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow, Tipperary and Waterford kicks in from 9am.
Cork, Kerry and Waterford will also be placed under at Status Orange rain warning at the same time.
Met Eireann is warning that the weather could lead to localised flooding and power outages in parts throughout the day.
Alan O'Reilly from Carlow Weather outlines what we can expect today....