Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST
Severe Weather Warning
for Damaging Winds
for Central, South West and parts of North Central and West and South Gippsland Forecast Districts.
Issued at 10:22 am Sunday, 31 May 2020.
DAMAGING WINDS and SQUALLY SHOWERS
Damaging SW'ly winds are expected behind a cold front moving across Victoria Monday.
DAMAGING WINDS for the following areas:
Central, South West, North Central and West and South Gippsland
DAMAGING SW'ly WINDS, averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts of around 90 km/h are expected to develop from the West on Monday morning, moving eastwards and impacting the Melbourne metro area during the afternoon. Peak wind gusts are expected with showers and isolated thunderstorms, and are more likely to be experienced in coastal areas and along elevated terrain.
Winds are expected to contract to the eastern part of the warning area during the late afternoon, easing on Monday evening.
Timing and location of the strongest winds will is dependent on a developing low pressure system near the southwest coast on Monday.
Locations which may be affected include Warrnambool, Ballarat, Geelong, Melbourne, Bacchus Marsh and Moe.
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Be aware that trees that have been damaged by heat or fire may be unstable and more likely to fall when it is windy or wet.
* Check that loose items such as outdoor settings, umbrellas and trampolines are safely secured and move vehicles under cover or away from trees.
* Stay indoors and away from windows.
* If outdoors, move to a safe place indoors. Stay away from trees, drains, gutters, creeks and waterways.
* If driving conditions are dangerous, safely pull over away from trees, drains, low-lying areas and floodwater. Avoid travel if possible.
* Stay safe by avoiding dangerous hazards, such as floodwater, mud, debris, damaged roads and fallen trees.
* Stay away from fallen powerlines always assume they are live.
* Stay informed monitor weather warnings, forecasts and river levels at the Bureau of Meteorology website, and warnings through VicEmergency.
The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 5:00 pm AEST Sunday.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 210. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
Alberton (38.6114°S, 146.666°E, 8m AMSL) Alberton,VIC set as my default location ›
Seven day forecast
Alberton 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, falling as snow at times above 1600 metres. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon then becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 17.
Forecast for Alberton (38.6114°S, 146.666°E, 8m AMSL) Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Summary Minimum 7° 6° 5° 7° 2° 1° 1° Maximum 16° 14° 13° 14° 14° 14° 15° Chance of rain 40% 60% 60% 5% 10% 40% 80% Likely amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm UV index Low Low Low Low Low - - Frost risk Nil Nil Slight Nil Moderate High High 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 9
Wind direction N NW NE WNW W W WSW WSW WNW W W WNW W WSW Relative humidity 73% 61% 89% 74% 89% 78% 77% 61% 91% 62% 91% 62% 93% 67% Dew point 8°C 8°C 9°C 8°C 7°C 9°C 6°C 6°C 6°C 6°C 4°C 6°C 5°C 8°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Alberton (38.6114°S, 146.666°E, 8m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 6:52am EST 7:21am EST 5:02pm EST 5:32pm EST 1:46pm EST 12:21am EST Waxing gibbous Full moon Jun 06 Last quarter Jun 13 New moon Jun 21 First quarter Jun 28
Temperature for next 5 days
Temperature in 7 days Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 16 14 13 14 14 14 15
Rain for next 5 days
Rain in 7 days Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 0 5 5 0 0 0 5