Severe Weather Warning

IDN28500

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Severe Weather Warning
for damaging winds
for people in the Snowy Mountains forecast district

Issued at 1:57 pm EST on Thursday 30 July 2015.

SEVERE WEATHER WARNING for DAMAGING WINDS

Weather Situation

Increasing westerly winds ahead of a front expected to move through the region Friday night.

DAMAGING WINDS around 60 km/h with peak gusts of 90 km/h are forecast to develop in parts of the Snowy Mountains forecast district during Friday morning. In the ares above 1900 metres winds area expected to be around 80 km/h with gusts of 110 km/h.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:

  • Move vehicles under cover or away from trees.
  • Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony.
  • Keep clear of fallen power lines.

For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.

The next warning will be issued by 5:00 pm EST Thursday.

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.