Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
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Severe Weather Warning
for DAMAGING WINDS
For people in Metropolitan, Illawarra, Snowy Mountains and parts of Hunter, South Coast, Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands, South West Slopes and Australian Capital Territory Forecast Districts.
Issued at 4:50 pm Sunday, 26 May 2019.
VIGOROUS WESTERLY WINDS IN THE SOUTHEAST
Weather Situation: Damaging winds are expected in association with the next strong cold front that will move through the state on Monday.
DAMAGING WINDS, averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts in excess of 90 km/h are forecast to return to the Snowy Mountains and parts of ACT and Southern Tablelands from late Sunday or early Monday, and forecast to extend to Illawarra, Blue Mountains, and Sydney Metro from late Monday morning and continue throughout the day. Elevated peaks above 1900 metres may see wind speed average 80 to 90 km/h with peak gust in excess of 125 km/h. BLIZZARD conditions are possible in the south above 1200 metres.
The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service recommends that back country travel be postponed until conditions improve.
Locations which may be affected include Sydney, Wollongong, Nowra, Bowral, Katoomba, Goulburn and Cooma.
At 3:30am on Saturday morning a wind gust of 104 km/h was recorded at Thredbo Top Station with the past front.
At 9:12pm on Saturday evening a wind gust of 104 km/h was recorded at Thredbo Top Station with the past front.
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 Sunday.
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.
Aarons Pass (32.8633°S, 149.8038°E, 810m AMSL) Aarons Pass,NSW set as my default location ›
Seven day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon, with a snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h becoming W 35 to 50 km/h in the morning, reaching 50 to 60 km/h about the Blue Mountains. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 15.
Forecast for Aarons Pass (32.8633°S, 149.8038°E, 810m AMSL) Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Summary Minimum 2° -1° 3° -1° -3° -1° 2° Maximum 13° 14° 13° 11° 15° 18° 16° Chance of rain 90% 20% 90% 5% 5% 60% 60% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate - - - - Frost risk Moderate Severe Moderate Severe Severe Severe Moderate 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 21
Wind direction WNW W W W WNW WNW WSW WSW SW SW SSE SSE SSE SSW Relative humidity 82% 68% 81% 47% 86% 67% 92% 45% 85% 41% 91% 54% 95% 58% Dew point 6°C 5°C 2°C 3°C 5°C 7°C 3°C -0°C 2°C 2°C 6°C 9°C 8°C 8°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Aarons Pass (32.8633°S, 149.8038°E, 810m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:25am EST 6:51am EST 5:05pm EST 5:32pm EST 1:06pm EST Last quarter Last quarter May 27 New moon Jun 03 First quarter Jun 10 Full moon Jun 17
Temperature for next 5 days
Temperature in 7 days Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 13 14 13 11 15 18 16
Rain for next 5 days
Rain in 7 days Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 0 0 0 0 0 5 5