Weather Warnings

 

Severe Weather Warning

IDN21037 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 11:18 am 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 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 5:00 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.

 

Marine Wind Warning Summary for South Australia

IDS20201 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology South Australia Marine Wind Warning Summary for South Australia Issued at 5:29 am CST on Thursday 23 May 2019 for the period until midnight CST Friday 24 May 2019. Wind Warnings for Friday 24 May Strong Wind Warning for the following areas: South Central Coast and Lower South East Coast The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 3:50 pm CST Thursday. ================================================================================ 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. ================================================================================

 

Warning to Sheep Graziers

IDT29000 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania Warning to Sheep Graziers for the Furneaux Islands, Central North and North East forecast districts. Issued at 10:02 am EST on Saturday 25 May 2019. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong northwesterly winds are expected during Sunday. Areas likely to be affected include the Furneaux Islands forecast district and parts of the Central North and North East forecast districts. There is a risk of losses of lambs and sheep exposed to these conditions. The next warning will be issued by 5:00 pm EST Saturday.

 

Severe Weather Warning

IDV21037 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 10:27 pm Thursday, 23 May 2019. Becoming very windy over Alpine areas Friday The first in a series of cold fronts approaching from the west will cross the State tomorrow with another 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 afternoon and are likely to persist overnight and into Saturday. Locations which may be affected include 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 5:00 am 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.

 

Minor to Moderate Flood Warning for the Warrego River (NSW)

IDN36631 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales Minor to Moderate Flood Warning for the Warrego River (NSW) at Barringun, Enngonia and Fords Bridge Bywash Issued at 10:43 am EST on Monday 8 April 2019 Flood Warning Number: 3 MODERATE FLOOD EXPECTED AT BARRINGUN LATER IN THE WEEK Moderate flood is occurring along the Upper Warrego River at Rocky in Queensland. Flood waters from the Upper Warrego River are expected to extend to New South Wales early this week and cause moderate flooding at Barringun later in the week. Warrego River (NSW): Minor to Moderate flooding is expected along the Warrego River (NSW). The Warrego River at Barringun No. 2 is likely to reach the moderate flood level (3.80 metres) around Thursday. The Warrego River at Enngonia is likely to reach 2.10 metres around Sunday with minor flooding. The Warrego River at Fords Bridge Bywash is likely to reach 2.20 metres around 23 April with minor flooding. 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 11:00 am EST on Wednesday 10 April 2019. Latest River Heights: Warrego River at Barringun No. 2, 0.98, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 08/04/19 Warrego River at Fords Bridge Bywash, 0.20, Steady, 10:15 AM MON 08/04/19 This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 218. 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.

 

Initial Flood Watch for the Huon River

IDT20625 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania Note: This Flood Watch is a "heads up" for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning. Initial Flood Watch for the Huon River Issued at 3:34 pm EST on Saturday 25 May 2019 By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Flood Watch Number: 1 Additional river rises are expected during Sunday and minor flooding may develop along the Huon River. Be aware that river rises may be rapid due to fire impact in the catchment. A series of cold fronts will cross Tasmania over the next few days. In the 24 hours to 9 am Saturday, rainfall totals of 6-33 mm have been observed. The upper catchment is relatively wet. Additional rainfall totals of up to 15 mm are expected for the remainder of Saturday, mostly in western parts of the catchment. Widespread rainfall totals of 15-30 mm are expected during Sunday, with higher totals possible in elevated areas. Strong and dangerous flows will be a hazard over the next few days. Catchments likely to be affected include: Huon River Note: This Flood Watch is a "heads up" for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning. The Bureau of Meteorology does not provide a flood warning service for all of the catchments covered by this flood watch. For more information on the Flood Watch Service: http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml For the latest warnings see www.bom.gov.au/tas/warnings For the latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts Flood Safety Advice: FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.tas.gov.au Road closure information is available at www.police.tas.gov.au For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500. For life threatening situations, call 000 immediately. Next issue: The next Flood Watch will be issued by 10:00 am EST on Sunday 26 May 2019.

 

Marine Wind Warning Summary for Victoria

IDV20600 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Victoria Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for Victoria Issued at 5:10 am EST on Saturday 25 May 2019 for the period until midnight EST Sunday 26 May 2019. Wind Warnings for Saturday 25 May Strong Wind Warning for the following areas: West Coast, Central Coast and Central Gippsland Coast Cancellation for the following area: East Gippsland Coast Wind Warnings for Sunday 26 May Gale Warning for the following areas: Port Phillip, Western Port, 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 Saturday. ================================================================================ 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. ================================================================================

 

Bush Walkers Weather Alert

IDT38200 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania Bush Walkers Weather Alert for the Western and Central Plateau forecast districts. Issued at 3:51 pm EST on Saturday 25 May 2019. Bush walkers are advised that snow as low as 700 metres is expected during Sunday evening. These hazardous conditions are expected to occur in parts of the Western and Central Plateau forecast districts. The next warning will be issued by 11:00 pm EST Saturday.

 

Warning to Sheep Graziers

IDV29000 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Victoria Warning to Sheep Graziers for the Wimmera, North Central, North East, South West, Central, West and South Gippsland and East Gippsland forecast districts. Issued at 5:48 am EST on Saturday 25 May 2019. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong northwesterly winds are expected during Sunday. Areas likely to be affected include the South West, Central and West and South Gippsland forecast districts and parts of the Wimmera, North Central, North East and East Gippsland forecast districts. There is a risk of losses of lambs and sheep exposed to these conditions. The next warning will be issued by 11:00 am EST Saturday.

 

Initial Flood Warning for the Inland Rivers SA

IDS20370 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, South Australia Initial Flood Warning for the Inland Rivers SA Diamantina River Issued at 3:33 pm CDT on Tuesday 19 February 2019 Flood Warning Number: 1 Heavy rain during early February across the upper part of the Diamantina catchment in Queensland resulted in moderate to major flooding with flood waters steadily moving further downstream over the next few weeks. Floodwaters are now beginning to move into the Diamantina in South Australia and then the Goyder Lagoon. It will take a number of weeks for the water to move through the the Goyder Lagoon and reach the Warbuton River which flows into Kati Thanda - Lake Eyre. The amount of water which makes its way to the lake is still uncertain at this stage and is unlikely to fill. At Birdsville the river is rising rapidly and expected to exceed the moderate flood level in coming days. For more information on the Diamantina in Queensland see; http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings/flood/diamantina-river.shtml Warburton: River levels rising with minor flooding impacts possible over the next few days in the Diamantina from the SA border to the Goyder Lagoon. Moderate flood impacts may develop later in the week or early next week. Flood Safety Advice: People are advised to keep away from fast 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 03:30 pm CDT on Wednesday 20 February 2019. Latest River Heights: Diamantina River at Birdsville, 3.07, Steady, 10:35 AM TUE 19/02/19 This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 215. 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.

 

Warning to Sheep Graziers

IDN29000 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology New South Wales Warning to Sheep Graziers for the Illawarra, South Coast, Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands, South West Slopes, Snowy Mountains and Australian Capital Territory forecast districts. Issued at 8:11 am EST on Saturday 25 May 2019. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and westerly winds are expected tonight and during Sunday. Areas likely to be affected include the Southern Tablelands, Snowy Mountains and Australian Capital Territory forecast districts and parts of the Illawarra, South Coast, Central Tablelands and South West Slopes forecast districts. There is a risk of losses of lambs and sheep exposed to these conditions. The next warning will be issued by 5:00 pm EST Saturday.

 

Severe Weather Warning

IDT21037 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in King Island, Furneaux Islands and parts of North East, North West Coast and Central North Forecast Districts. Issued at 3:01 pm Saturday, 25 May 2019. DAMAGING WINDS POSSIBLE FOR NORTHERN TASMANIA ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A strong cold front will cross Tasmania during Sunday afternoon and evening, increasing wind speeds ahead of it. DAMAGING WEST TO NORTHWESTERLY WINDS, averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts in excess of 100 km/h are possible about parts of the north coast and the Bass Strait Islands on Sunday afternoon and evening. Winds are expected to ease below the warning threshold from the west during the late evening as the front clears to the east. Locations which may be affected include Currie, Smithton, Whitemark and Bridport. The State Emergency Service advises that people should: * Supervise children closely. * Check that family and neighbours are aware of warnings. * Manage pets and livestock. * Secure outdoor items including furniture and play equipment. * Be prepared in case of power outages and report any outages to TasNetworks on 132 004. * Beware of damaged trees and power lines and take care when driving. * Listen to the ABC radio or check www.ses.tas.gov.au for further advice. * For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132500. The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 11:00 pm AEST Saturday. Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 216. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

 

Warning to Sheep Graziers

IDS20242 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology South Australia Warning to Sheep Graziers for the Upper South East and Lower South East forecast districts. Issued at 4:15 pm CST on Saturday 25 May 2019. Sheep graziers are warned that cold conditions, showers and fresh to strong westerly winds are expected to develop with the passage of a cold front during Sunday afternoon. There is a risk of losses of lambs and sheep exposed to these conditions overnight Sunday into Monday morning. The next warning will be issued by 11:00 pm CST Saturday.

 

Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania

IDT20100 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania Issued at 5:00 am EST on Sunday 19 May 2019 for the period until midnight EST Monday 20 May 2019. Wind Warnings for Monday 20 May Strong Wind Warning for the following areas: Far North West 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 4:05 pm EST Sunday. ================================================================================ 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. ================================================================================

 

Marine Wind Warning Summary for New South Wales

IDN20400 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology New South Wales Marine Wind Warning Summary for New South Wales Issued at 4:10 am EST on Saturday 25 May 2019 for the period until midnight EST Sunday 26 May 2019. Wind Warnings for Sunday 26 May Gale Warning for the following area: Eden Coast Strong Wind Warning for the following areas: Hunter Coast, Illawarra Coast and Batemans Coast The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:05 pm EST Saturday. ================================================================================ Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at http://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones. ================================================================================

 

Flood Warning Summary for Tasmania

IDT20600 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania Flood Summary Issued at 3:34 pm EST on Saturday 25 May 2019. The following Watches/Warnings are current: Initial Flood Watch for the Huon River Additional Information: For the latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood ##