Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
for LARGE HAILSTONES and DAMAGING WINDS
For people in Central Tablelands, Central West Slopes and Plains, South West Slopes and parts of Hunter, Southern Tablelands, North West Slopes and Plains, Riverina, Lower Western and Australian Capital Territory Forecast Districts.
Issued at 3:51 pm Wednesday, 19 December 2018.
GUSTY THUNDERSTORMS OVER CENTRAL WESTERN PARTS
Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce large hailstones and damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Mudgee, Orange, Goulburn, Yass, Dubbo, Parkes and Wagga Wagga.
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Move your car 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.
* Unplug computers and appliances.
* Avoid using the phone during the storm.
* Stay indoors away from windows, and keep children and pets indoors as well.
* For emergency help in floods and storms, ring the SES (NSW and ACT) on 132 500.
The next warning is due to be issued by 6:55 pm.
If severe thunderstorms develop in Sydney Newcastle Wollongong or surrounding areas or Canberra and Queanbeyan, a more detailed Severe Thunderstorm Warning will be issued to people in these areas.
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.
Broken Hill (31.9592°S, 141.4666°E, 309m AMSL) Broken Hill,NSW set as my default location ›
7 day forecast
Today: Very hot and mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the far east during this afternoon and early evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far east and near the Victorian border during this afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending W/NW in the early afternoon then tending NE/SE in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 37 to 44.
Forecast for Broken Hill (31.9592°S, 141.4666°E, 309m AMSL) Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Summary Minimum 23° 23° 18° 13° 15° 19° 22° Maximum 43° 37° 29° 27° 30° 35° 38° Chance of rain 10% 5% 5% 5% 5% 20% 30% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 27
Wind direction E NW SW SSW SSW SSW SSW SSW SSE SSE E NE ENE ESE Relative humidity 33% 10% 44% 22% 56% 22% 56% 20% 42% 16% 25% 11% 25% 11% Dew point 10°C 5°C 13°C 12°C 12°C 5°C 8°C 1°C 6°C 1°C 4°C 0°C 7°C 3°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Broken Hill (31.9592°S, 141.4666°E, 309m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 5:55am 6:24am 8:38pm 9:07pm 4:51pm EDT 3:38am EDT Waxing gibbous Full moon Dec 23 Last quarter Dec 29 New moon Jan 06 First quarter Jan 14
Temperature for next 7 days
Temperature in 7 days Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday 43 37 29 27 30 35 38
Rain for next 7 days
Rain in 7 days Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday 0 0 0 0 0 0 0