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Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Severe Weather Warning
for damaging winds
for people in the North East, West and South Gippsland and East Gippsland
forecast districts.

Issued at 4:41 am EDT on Monday 24 November 2014.

Weather Situation
A low pressure trough and associated cold front will rapidly cross the State
from the west on Monday. North to northwesterly winds will strengthen over the
eastern ranges during Monday afternoon.

DAMAGING WINDS around 60 km/h with peak gusts of 90 to 100 km/h are forecast
for Monday afternoon and evening, for higher parts of the North East, West and
South Gippsland and East Gippsland forecast districts.

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.
For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.
The next warning will be issued by 11:00 am EDT Monday.

This warning is also available through TV and Radio broadcasts; the Bureau's
website at or call 1300-659-217*.

The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate this warning being
broadcast regularly.

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