Brendan Slattery gritting the Parade, Kilkenny PICTURE: PAT MOORE
It seems like the calm, before the storm but the severe weather warning remains in place for Kilkenny.
Pedestrians and motorists are requested to heed advice not make any journeys for the period of the red alert.
Any one required to take necessary journeys should take precautions and have their mobile phone fully charged.
Please check on vulnerable neighbours this morning and ensure that they are ok.
Any person can contact the dedicated phone number 056 7794145 in relation to emergency related weather calls.
Regular updates will be provided throughout the day on the Kilkenny People website and Facebook pages.