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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

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Severe Weather Warning

for DAMAGING WINDS

For people in parts of Central, East Gippsland, South West and West and South Gippsland Forecast Districts.

Issued at 11:03 am Monday, 27 May 2019.

Very windy for conditions expected along parts of the coast and eastern ranges.

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A cold, vigorous west to southwesterly airflow will ease later today but another strong cold front will approach later tomorrow.

DAMAGING WINDS, averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts of 90 to 100 km/h are expected along parts of the coast and the Strzelecki ranges today. The wind is likely to ease later today and tonight but gale force winds are likely to redevelop in coastal and Alpine areas during Tuesday afternoon.

Locations which may be affected include Warrnambool, Portland, Wonthaggi, Frankston, Orbost and Mt Baw Baw.

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;

The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 5:00 pm AEST Monday.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 217. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.