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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST
CANCELLATION DETAILED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
Issued at 4:21 pm Saturday, 1 November 2014.
The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
Penrith automatic weather station recorded wind gusts of 50 knots at 3:32pm.
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Keep clear of fallen power lines.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* Don't walk, ride your bike or drive through flood water.
* For emergency help in floods and storms, ring the SES (NSW and ACT) on 132 500.
A more general severe thunderstorm warning remains current for the Hunter, Metropolitan, Illawarra, Central Tablelands and parts of the Southern Tablelands, North West Slopes and Plains and Central West Slopes and Plains districts.
Warnings are 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 warnings being broadcast regularly.