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Coastal wind warning

Coastal Wind Warning for VIC

Fri 16:50 EST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Marine Wind Warning Summary for Victoria
Issued at 10:18 am EST on Friday 24 May 2019
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 25 May 2019.

Wind Warnings for Friday 24 May
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Port Phillip, Western Port, West Coast, Central Coast and Central Gippsland
Coast

Wind Warnings for Saturday 25 May
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
West Coast, Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:40 pm EST Friday.

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Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at
http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and
weather conditions for these coastal zones.
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Severe weather advice

Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Winds) for People in Parts of East Gippsland, North East and West and South Gippsland

Fri 16:39 EST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST

Severe Weather Warning
for DAMAGING WINDS

For people in parts of East Gippsland, North East and West and South Gippsland Forecast Districts.

Issued at 4:39 pm Friday, 24 May 2019.

Becoming very windy over Alpine areas Friday evening

The first in a series of cold fronts approaching from the west will cross the State today with another front to follow on Saturday.

DAMAGING WINDS, averaging 70 km/h with peak gusts of around 100 km/h are expected to develop over Alpine areas (above 1200 metres) of eastern Victoria Friday evening and are likely to persist overnight and into Saturday.

Locations which may be affected include Mt Baw Baw, Falls Creek, Mt Hotham and Mt Buller.

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;


The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 11:00 pm AEST Friday.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 217. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

Coastal wind warning

Strong Wind Warning for South Central Coast and Lower South East Coast. Cancellation for Upper South East Coast

Fri 15:50 CST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for South Australia
Issued at 3:50 pm CST on Friday 24 May 2019
for the period until midnight CST Saturday 25 May 2019.

Wind Warnings for Friday 24 May
Strong Wind Warning for the following area:
Lower South East Coast

Wind Warnings for Saturday 25 May
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
South Central Coast and Lower South East Coast
Cancellation for the following area:
Upper South East Coast

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 5:10 am CST Saturday.

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Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at
http://www.bom.gov.au/sa/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and
weather conditions for these coastal zones.
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Coastal wind warning

Cancellation of Strong Winds Warning for Peninsula Coast and Cooktown Coast

Fri 16:12 EST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Marine Wind Warning Summary for Queensland
Issued at 4:12 pm EST on Friday 24 May 2019
for the period until midnight EST Friday 24 May 2019.

Wind Warnings for Friday 24 May
Cancellation for the following areas:
Peninsula Coast and Cooktown Coast

The next Marine Wind Warning Summary will be issued when required.

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Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at
http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and
weather conditions for these coastal zones.
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Severe weather advice

Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Winds) for Snowy Mountains above 1600 metres

Fri 16:11 EST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST

Severe Weather Warning
for DAMAGING WINDS

For people in parts of Snowy Mountains Forecast District.

Issued at 4:11 pm Friday, 24 May 2019.

VIGOROUS WEST TO NORTHWESTERLY WINDS OVER THE ALPINE DURING THE WEEKEND

Weather Situation:A strong cold front expected to move through the state Sunday into Monday is expected to bring damaging winds ahead from Saturday.

DAMAGING WINDS, averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts in excess of 90 km/h are forecast above 1600 metres over the Snowy Mountains from early Saturday morning. Winds above 1900 metres are expected to average 80 to 90 km/h with peak gusts in excess of 120 km/h.

Winds are expected to persist throughout the weekend.

BLIZZARDS are possible during the event.

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service recommends that back country travel be postponed until conditions improve.

Locations which may be affected include Perisher Valley, Charlotte Pass and Thredbo.

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.
* 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.
* 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 Friday.

Warnings are 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 warnings being broadcast regularly.

Coastal wind warning

Strong Wind Warning for Far NW, Cent N, Upper E, SE, SW & Cent W coasts, Banks Strait & E of Flinders Is. Small Craft Alert for SW Lakes

Fri 16:05 EST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania
Issued at 4:05 pm EST on Friday 24 May 2019
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 25 May 2019.

Wind Warnings for Friday 24 May
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Far North West Coast, Central North Coast, Banks Strait and Franklin Sound,
East of Flinders Island, Upper East Coast, South West Coast and Central West
Coast

Wind Warnings for Saturday 25 May
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Far North West Coast, Central North Coast, Banks Strait and Franklin Sound,
East of Flinders Island, Upper East Coast, South East Coast, South West Coast
and Central West Coast
Small Craft Alert for the following area:
South West Lakes

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 5:00 am EST Saturday.

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Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at
http://www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and
weather conditions for these coastal zones.
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Flood warning

Minor Flood Warning for the Warrego River (NSW) at Fords Bridge

Fri 09:16 EST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Minor Flood Warning for the Warrego River (NSW)

at Fords Bridge

Issued at 9:16 am EST on Friday 24 May 2019
Flood Warning Number: 30

MINOR FLOODING CURRENT AT FORDS BRIDGE

Minor flooding is easing along the Warrego River at Fords Bridge, where river
levels peaked Sunday evening.

Warrego River (NSW):
Minor flooding continues at Fords Bridge.

The Warrego River at Fords Bridge Bywash is currently at 1.79 metres and
falling.

Flood Safety Advice:
In life threatening emergencies, call 000 (triple zero) immediately. If you
require rescue, assistance to evacuate or other emergency help, ring NSW SES on
132 500.
* Avoid drowning. Stay out of rising water, seek refuge in the highest
available place.
* Prevent damage to your vehicle. Move it under cover, away from areas likely
to flood.
* Avoid being swept away. Stay out of fast-flowing creeks and storm drains.
* Never drive, ride or walk through flood water. Flood water can be deceptive
and dangerous.

For more emergency information, advice, and access to the latest river heights
and rainfall observations and forecasts:
* NSW SES: www.ses.nsw.gov.au
* RMS Live Traffic: www.livetraffic.com
* Latest River Heights and Rainfall Observations:
www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/outerwest.shtml
* Latest NSW Warnings: www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/
* Rainfall Forecasts: www.bom.gov.au/australia/meteye/
* BOM NSW Twitter: www.twitter.com/BOM_NSW

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 10:00 am EST on Monday 27 May 2019.

Latest River Heights:
Warrego River at Barringun No. 2, 1.53, Falling, 09:00 AM FRI 24/05/19
Warrego River at Fords Bridge Bywash, 1.79, Falling, 08:15 AM FRI 24/05/19

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts.

Flood warning

Flood Warning for the Warburton River and its flood plains

Thu 10:17 CST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, South Australia

Flood Warning for the Inland Rivers SA

Issued at 10:16 am CST on Thursday 23 May 2019
Flood Warning Number: 39

The water level at the Poothapoota gauge on the Warburton River is peaking.

Although the amount of water is less than the previous event, it is causing
inundation of flood plains, cutting of some roads and impacts to graziers.

Flow into Kati Thanda - Lake Eyre is expected to start increasing from next
week as new water arrives. Increased flow will then continue for a few weeks.

Warburton:
On Thursday morning the water level at Poothapoota Waterhole, just downstream
of the Goyder Lagoon, was peaking at about 5.50 metres.

Cooper Creek:
On Thursday morning the water level at Cullyamurra Waterhole was at 3.08 metres
and falling slowly. Although this flow will make it to the Coongie Lakes it is
not expected to provide inflow to Kati Thanda - Lake Eyre.

Flood Safety Advice:
People are advised to keep away from flowing water.

For flood emergency assistance contact the State Emergency Service on 132 500.

For life threatening emergencies call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 02:00 pm CST on Monday 27 May 2019.

Latest River Heights:
Diamantina River at Birdsville (DEW), 2.76, Falling, 10:30 AM THU 23/05/19
Warburton River at Poothapoota Waterhole, 5.49, Steady, 06:15 AM THU 23/05/19
Cooper Creek at Cullyamurra Waterhole, 3.08, Falling, 06:10 AM THU 23/05/19

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/sa/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/sa/forecasts.
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