The wind alert for Munster, Leinster and Galway is valid from 3pm to 8pm tomorrow.
Ireland is in for a miserable weekend after Met Éireann issued three separate weather warnings with snow, rain and heavy winds set to batter the country over the coming days.
They continued: "Sunday will be very cold with sunny spells and wintry showers of rain, hail, sleet and snow with a risk of thunder".
But today, temperatures in the day will reach a maximum of around 9 degree Celsius, with a few outbreaks of rain from the west this morning.
"Next week, the weather will remain in its changeable phase, going between milder and colder spells with further spells of snow".
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"A covering of snow as we begin Sunday across the higher grounds of the north of England and central and southern Scotland". Temperatures in the north will be 8C at their highest, with the south-west enjoying slightly higher temperatures of 12C. Isolated showers will continue into the afternoon.
The status warning will be in effect for 24 hours, with forecasters expecting accumulations of up to 3cm of snow on Sunday.
As if we hadn't had enough snow and ice, now there's wind and rain on the way.. Highest temperatures will range from 9°C to 12°C.
"Around midnight, rain will develop in the west and will spread eastwards to all areas overnight along with fresh, gusty southerly winds bringing a rise in temperatures and clearing any frost". Frost and icy patches will develop also.
Friday morning will be cold with frost and wintry showers, according to Met Éireann.