Kerry's been put on the highest wind alert level as Storm Atiyah hits the west coast.
Met Éireann says winds will average 80km/h, with gusts up to 130km/h between 4pm and 9pm this evening.
The RNLI and the Coast Guard are appealing to people to stay away from exposed coastlines.
Status Red - Wind warning issued for Kerry.
Valid from 16:00 Sun 08-Dec-2019 until 19:00 Sun 08-Dec-2019 pic.twitter.com/IfaASSWGJk
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) December 8, 2019
Heavy rainfall began last night, and there's a Status Orange wind warning from 1pm for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick.
RNLI area life-saving manager Brian O'Driscoll says people need to keep away from exposed coasts.