Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Severe Weather Warning
for Damaging Winds
for parts of South Coast, Southern Tablelands, South West Slopes, Snowy Mountains and Australian Capital Territory Forecast Districts.
Issued at 4:44 am Thursday, 18 August 2022.
Damaging winds developing during Thursday morning.
North to northwesterly winds are forecast to increase ahead of an approaching cold front during Thursday.
DAMAGING WINDS for the following areas:
South Coast, Southern Tablelands, South West Slopes, Snowy Mountains and Australian Capital Territory
DAMAGING WINDS averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts in excess of 90 km/h are possible for parts above 1500 m of the Snowy Mountains, ACT, Southern Tablelands and South Coast from Thursday morning.
DAMAGING WINDS averaging 80 to 90 km/h with peak gusts in excess of 125 km/h are possible for Alpine areas above 1900 m from Thursday morning into Thursday evening. The time of greatest risk will be in the afternoon.
Winds are expected to ease below warning thresholds over the Alpine area by Friday morning.
Locations which may be affected include Mount Ginini, Perisher Valley, Charlotte Pass, Thredbo Top Station, Cabramurra and Selwyn.
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 at least 8 metres away from fallen power lines or objects that may be energised, such as fences.
* Trees that have been damaged by fire are likely to be more unstable and more likely to fall.
* Report fallen power lines to either Ausgrid (131 388), Endeavour Energy (131 003), Essential Energy (132 080) or Evoenergy (131 093) as shown on your power bill.
* Stay vigilant and monitor conditions. Note that the landscape may have changed following bushfires.
* For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.
The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 11:00 am AEST Thursday.
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.
Mcmahons Reef (34.6666°S, 148.4333°E, 313m AMSL) Mcmahons Reef,NSW set as my default location ›
7 day forecast
Mcmahons Reef 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. High chance of showers in the S, medium chance elsewhere. Damaging winds possible about the ranges. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.
Forecast for Mcmahons Reef (34.6666°S, 148.4333°E, 313m AMSL) Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Summary Minimum 4° 7° 0° 2° 1° 5° -1° Maximum 17° 14° 13° 14° 15° 10° 11° Chance of rain 90% 60% 70% 10% 90% 90% 40% Likely amount 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Slight Nil High Moderate High Slight Severe 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 13
Wind direction NNE N WSW WSW NW W NE WNW N NNW WSW SW WSW WSW Relative humidity 84% 66% 92% 62% 82% 82% 91% 65% 82% 65% 89% 77% 81% 73% Dew point 7°C 11°C 7°C 7°C 4°C 10°C 4°C 7°C 4°C 9°C 5°C 6°C 2°C 6°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Mcmahons Reef (34.6666°S, 148.4333°E, 313m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:19am EST 6:45am EST 5:39pm EST 6:05pm EST 10:18am EST Waning gibbous Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04 Full moon Sep 10
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Thursday Thursday 17 1 Friday Friday 14 2 Saturday Saturday 13 3 Sunday Sunday 14 4 Monday Monday 15 5 Tuesday Tuesday 10 6 Wednesday Wednesday 11 7 Wednesday Wednesday 11
Rain for next 7 days
0 Thursday Thursday 5 1 Friday Friday 0 2 Saturday Saturday 5 3 Sunday Sunday 0 4 Monday Monday 10 5 Tuesday Tuesday 5 6 Wednesday Wednesday 0 7 Wednesday Wednesday 0