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Weather Warnings - Tropical Cyclone Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

Media: The Standard Emergency Warning Signal should NOT be used with this
warning.

PRIORITY

TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 5
Issued at 9:08 am WST on Saturday 24 December 2016

Headline:
Ex-Cyclone Yvette unlikely to redevelop as it approaches the coast. Damaging
Winds and heavy rain still possible.

Areas Affected:
Warning zone: None.

Watch zone: None.

Cancelled zone: Cape Leveque to De Grey, including Broome.

Details of Ex-Tropical Cyclone Yvette at 8:00 am AWST:
Intensity: Tropical Low, sustained winds near the centre of 65 kilometres per
hour with wind gusts to 95 kilometres per hour.
Location: within 35 kilometres of 15.3 degrees South 118.7 degrees East,
estimated to be 480 kilometres northwest of Broome and 500 kilometres northwest
of Bidyadanga.
Movement: southeast at 14 kilometres per hour.

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Yvette is moving toward the southeast and is expected to
reach the West Kimberley coast on Christmas Day. It is now unlikely to
redevelop into a tropical cyclone.

Hazards:
A period of Damaging Winds remains possible to the north of the system as it
approaches and crosses the coast during Christmas Day. The areas affected by
these winds includes Broome and Bidyadanga from Sunday morning through to
Sunday evening. Please refer to the Severe Weather Warning (IDW20033) for
further details.

Heavy rainfall associated with this system is expected to be confined mostly on
and to the east of the track. Please refer to the Flood Warning for the West
Kimberley District for further details.

Forecast Track Maps will continue to be issued every 6 hours until the system
has crossed the coast.

Recommended Action:
DFES advises that there are no community alerts.

Next Advice:
No further advices will be issued for this system.

Cyclone advices and DFES Alerts are available by dialling 13 DFES (13 3337)

A map showing the track of the cyclone is available at:
http://www.bom.gov.au/cyclone
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