Thursday: Northwesterly 30/40 knots tending westerly in the afternoon. Seas: 4/5 metres. Swell: Westerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms during the evening with possible hail. Friday: Westerly 25/35 knots tending southwesterly 20/30 knots in the afternoon then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms with possible hail during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Thu 10:18 EST
12:36 EST Powerful winds are ripping down trees and powerlines in Victoria before the temperature plummets and the snow falls to low levels.