Dublin is bracing for thunder and wintry falls as Met Eireann has announced two weather warnings in place in Ireland.
Today, Thursday will be very windy with showers possibly merging into longer spells of rain or hail again this afternoon, with a few wintry falls on higher ground.
There is also a risk of thunder as strong and gusty southwest winds veering westerly will develop and persist into the afternoon.
Temperatures of 8C will drop to zero overnight with shower continuing to develop and becoming isolated as the night goes on.
On Friday fresh and gusty westerly winds will ease becoming light to moderate southwest by morning.
Feeling cold by dawn, with temperatures staying around 0 to 3 degrees, with some frost in sheltered spots.
A Status Yellow, wind warning is in place for Dublin, Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Louth, Wicklow, Meath, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo and Clare from 4am until 6pm this evening.
With “southwest winds veering west to northwest will reach mean wind speeds of 50 to 65km/h and gusts of 80 to 110km/h.