Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST
Severe Weather Warning
for Damaging Winds
for parts of South West Slopes, Snowy Mountains, Australian Capital Territory and Southern Tablelands Forecast Districts.
Issued at 4:56 pm Thursday, 18 August 2022.
Damaging winds occurring over higher terrain during Thursday.
Vigorous west to northwesterly winds are occurring ahead of an approaching cold front during Thursday.
DAMAGING WINDS for the following areas:
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 and Southern Tablelands during Thursday.
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 during Thursday.
Winds are expected to ease below warning thresholds by Friday morning.
Locations which may be affected include Mount Ginini, Perisher Valley, Charlotte Pass, Thredbo Top Station, Cabramurra and Selwyn.
Thredbo Top Station recorded sustained wind speeds greater than 80km/h this morning and part of the afternoon.
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 pm 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.
Middlingbank (36.2164°S, 148.8098°E, 1146m AMSL) Middlingbank,NSW set as my default location ›
7 day forecast
Middlingbank 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Very high chance of showers about the alpine peaks, medium chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1800 metres. Damaging winds possible about the ranges. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h.
Forecast for Middlingbank (36.2164°S, 148.8098°E, 1146m AMSL) Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Summary Minimum 5° 5° 1° -1° 0° 3° -2° Maximum 11° 7° 7° 10° 8° 3° 5° Chance of rain 90% 60% 70% 5% 80% 90% 5% Likely amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm UV index - - - - - - - Frost risk Nil Nil Moderate High High Moderate Severe 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 14
Wind direction NNW NW SW WSW WNW W NNW NW NW NW SW SW W WSW Relative humidity 72% 56% 88% 69% 77% 69% 75% 50% 62% 64% 93% 72% 72% 66% Dew point 3°C 3°C 4°C 2°C 1°C 2°C 0°C 0°C -1°C 2°C 2°C -2°C -2°C -1°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Middlingbank (36.2164°S, 148.8098°E, 1146m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:16am EST 6:42am EST 5:34pm EST 6:00pm EST 10:12am 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 11 1 Friday Friday 7 2 Saturday Saturday 7 3 Sunday Sunday 10 4 Monday Monday 8 5 Tuesday Tuesday 3 6 Wednesday Wednesday 5 7 Wednesday Wednesday 5
Rain for next 7 days
0 Thursday Thursday 5 1 Friday Friday 0 2 Saturday Saturday 0 3 Sunday Sunday 0 4 Monday Monday 10 5 Tuesday Tuesday 5 6 Wednesday Wednesday 0 7 Wednesday Wednesday 0