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
A cold front passing over the southeastern Australia will bring gales to Alpine
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