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 10:32 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 overnight.

DAMAGING WINDS around 60 km/h with peak gusts of 90 km/h are expected to continue in parts of the Snowy Mountains forecast district during the rest of this evening and Friday morning. In the areas 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 am EST Friday.

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.