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Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

CANCELLATION Severe Weather Warning
for Damaging Winds
for Lord Howe Island.

Issued at 5:53 pm EDT on Wednesday 6 December 2017.

HEADLINE: GALE FORCE WINDS NO LONGER EXPECTED AT LORD HOWE ISLAND.

Weather Situation
A trough lies over the western Tasman Sea. A low pressure circulation has
formed within the trough off the New South Wales coast, but is slipping to the
south.

Damaging winds are no longer expected.
The NSW State Emergency Service advise you:
* Stay indoors away from windows and keep children indoors.
* check your property regularly for erosion or inundation by sea water, and if
necessary raise goods and electrical items.

For emergency help, ring the Lord Howe Island Police on [02] 6563 2199.


No further warnings will be issued for this event.
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