Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for NSW

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Severe Weather Warning
for damaging winds
for people in the Snowy Mountains forecast district.

Issued at 4:37 am EST on Tuesday 18 July 2017.

DAMAGING WINDS FOR ALPINE PEAKS

Weather Situation
A cold front passing over the southeastern Australia will bring gales to Alpine
peaks today.

DAMAGING WINDS over 80 km/h with peak gusts over 120 km/h are forecast for
parts of the Snowy Mountains forecast district above 1900 metres.

Thredbo AWS reported 87 km/h wind speed at 23:30 pm Monday.

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 EST Tuesday.

This warning is 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 this warning being
broadcast regularly.
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

A Stormy Australia Day Ahead for the East and North

15:24 EDT

Australia Day will be a stormy one for much of northern and eastern Australia as a deep trough brings sparky skies.

Queensland's overnight rainfall celebrated in some communities with more rain forecast for the state's north-west

14:43 EDT

Queensland's outback communities are celebrating much-needed rainfall, with some towns recording their biggest downpours in almost 12 months.

Flash flooding likely as monsoonal low brings days of rain to north-west Queensland

11:38 EDT

Queensland's north-west is expected to get days of storms which are likely to cause flash flooding, bringing new hope to some graziers who've been waiting years for regular falls.