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Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales


For people in the
Northern Rivers and parts of the
Northern Tablelands Forecast Districts.

Issued at 7:03 pm Monday, 23 November 2015.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce large hailstones and damaging winds
in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected
include Lismore, Grafton, Casino, Kyogle, Yamba and Maclean.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Mid North Coast district and
the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

Golf ball sized hail [-4cm] was reported at Rappville around 3.10pm.
3cm hail was reported at Yamba around 3.20pm.
4cm hail was reported at Tabulam at 6.45pm.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony.
* Keep clear of fallen power lines.
* Unplug computers and appliances.
* Avoid using the phone during the storm.
* Stay indoors away from windows, and keep children and pets indoors as well.
* For emergency help in floods and storms, ring the SES [NSW and ACT] on 132

The next warning is due to be issued by 10:05 pm.

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.
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