Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the Snowy Mountains forecast district
Issued at 10:59 pm EST on Monday 1 September 2014.
A frontal system is moving through southeastern New South Wales, gale-force northwest winds over the Snowy Mountains have turned westerly and eased somewhat over the past few hours, and winds are expected to ease further early Tuesday morning as the front clears the southern ranges. Snow is expected tonight easing to snow showers early Tuesday morning.
The Severe Weather Warning for the Snowy Mountains forecast district has been cancelled, damaging winds are no longer expected, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
Thredbo Top Station recorded a wind gust of 117 km/h Monday at 3:30 pm.
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
- Keep clear of fallen power lines.
- Don't drive, ride or walk through flood water.
- Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
- Beware of fallen trees or debris on the road.
For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.
No further warnings will be issued for this event.
This warning is also available through TV and Radio broadcasts; the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 218.
The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate this warning being broadcast regularly.