That warning will be in place until midnight. The rain will be heavy and preceded by sleet and snow across the north and east and may give accumulations over high ground.
The yellow alert comes will be in place tomorrow from 4pm tomorrow until 4pm on Friday.
Despite a number of clickbait articles about risks of snow this evening, this area is likely to avoid any snowfall this evening.
IRISH weather chiefs have issued a new snow-ice warning for the entire country ahead of Storm Caroline blowing in.
The forecasters initially issued an orange weather warning to counties Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Longford, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo. It is set to be cold and frosty overnight, with motorists being warned of icy roads. It'll stay cold, but bright.
Lowest temperatures will be between -2 and +3 degrees Celsius. It will turn increasingly wintry with biting north-west winds. Widespread frost early and late.
"There will be a cold spell for the next ten days". There may be a light dusting of snow around the country, and it may stick in places in the north and northwest.
In the same week that Met Éireann has predicted snowfall and icy roads in some parts of the country, new research by Liberty Insurance suggests almost three in four Irish drivers (74%) do not feel confident when driving in poor weather conditions.