Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
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Severe Weather Warning
for DAMAGING WINDS
For people in parts of Illawarra, South Coast, Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands and Snowy Mountains Forecast Districts.
Issued at 11:08 pm Wednesday, 15 August 2018.
VIGOROUS WINDS OVER SOUTHEAST NSW
Vigorous west to northwesterly winds are being generated ahead of a cold front moving through the southeast overnight.
DAMAGING WINDS averaging 50 to 70 km/h, with gusts in excess of 90 km/h are possible about higher parts of the Illawarra and South Coast and adjacent Tablelands overnight, and about the Blue Mountains.
Winds are expected to ease from early on Thursday following the passage of the front.
Locations which may be affected include Bowral, Braidwood, Katoomba, Goulburn, Nerriga and Captains Flat.
Severe weather is no longer occurring in the Australian Capital Territory district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.
The highest wind gusts recorded on Wednesday:
122 km/h Thredbo Top Station at 6:04pm
109 km/h Bellambi at 10am
104 km/h Nowra at 9:18am
98 km/h Albion Park 9:53am
93 km/h Nerriga 11:43am
91 km/h Bombala 12:35pm
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 on 131 388, or Endeavour Energy on 131 003 or Essential Energy on 132 080, 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 am AEST Thursday.
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.
Appin (34.2009°S, 150.7875°E, 220m AMSL) Appin,NSW set as my default location ›
7 day forecast
Today: Sunny. Winds W 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 19.
Forecast for Appin (34.2009°S, 150.7875°E, 220m AMSL) Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Summary Minimum 6° 0° 1° 3° 2° 1° 1° Maximum 20° 19° 22° 16° 17° 18° 20° Chance of rain 5% 5% 20% 20% 10% 5% 5% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Nil High High Moderate Moderate High High 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 11
Wind direction WSW WSW W WSW NNW WNW WSW WSW SW SSW W WSW W N Relative humidity 44% 14% 44% 13% 43% 18% 39% 17% 37% 11% 44% 14% 44% 13% Dew point 2°C -8°C -2°C -10°C -0°C -5°C -3°C -9°C -4°C -14°C -2°C -10°C -2°C -9°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Appin (34.2009°S, 150.7875°E, 220m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon 6:10am EST 6:35am EST 5:27pm EST 5:53pm EST 9:47am EST 10:44pm EST Waxing crescent First quarter Aug 18 Full moon Aug 26 Last quarter Sep 03 New moon Sep 10
Temperature for next 7 days
Temperature in 7 days Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday 20 19 22 16 17 18 20
Rain for next 7 days
Rain in 7 days Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday 0 0 0 0 0 0 0