Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST
Cancellation Severe Weather Warning
For people in Snowy Mountains Forecast District.
Issued at 10:58 pm Wednesday, 12 June 2019.
VIGOROUS WINDS ALPINE PEAKS LATER WEDNESDAY
Weather Situation: Vigorous northwesterly winds will affect Alpine peaks on Wednesday ahead of a cold front approaching from the west. Winds should ease early Thursday with the passage of the front.
Severe weather is no longer occurring in NSW.
The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
Average wind strengths of above 100km/h have been recorded at Thredbo Top Station AWS this afternoon.
A wind gust maximum of 128km/h was recorded at 2:36pm this afternoon.at Thredbo Top Station AWS.
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Keep clear of fallen power lines.
* Don't walk, ride or drive through flood water.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* Beware of fallen trees or debris on the road.
No further warnings will be issued for this event.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 210. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.