Met Eireann says it expects to have more precise details about the route of Hurricane Lorenzo by tomorrow.
The national forecaster has been working with the US National Hurricane Center and others to try and predict the storm’s path.
No category five hurricane has ever made it this far east or north over the Atlantic.
The Housing Minister will convene a meeting of the National Emergency Co-ordination Group (NECG) in Agriculture House at 4pm today.
Met Eireann’s Harm Luijkx says there’s still some uncertainty, however if the north west is to be impacted it will be more of a’winterstorm than a hurricane.