Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Severe Weather Warning
for DAMAGING WINDS
For people in parts of East Gippsland, North East and West and South Gippsland Forecast Districts.
Issued at 10:38 am Saturday, 24 February 2018.
A cold front over central Victoria will cross the remainder of the State today.
DAMAGING WINDS averaging 50 to 60 km/h with peak gusts of 90 to 100 km/h over elevated parts of eastern Victoria are expected to ease by early this evening.
Locations which may be affected include Dargo, Mt Baw Baw, Falls Creek, Mt Hotham, Mt Buller and Omeo.
The strongest wind gust recorded so far today is 98 km/hr at Mt Hotham at 8:29am.
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 pm AEDT Saturday.
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.
Ancona (36.9723°S, 145.7905°E, 342m AMSL) Ancona,VIC set as my default location ›
7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, mainly during the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending W/NW in the early afternoon then shifting S/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 23 to 32.
Forecast for Ancona (36.9723°S, 145.7905°E, 342m AMSL) Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Summary Minimum 20° 11° 12° 14° 17° 12° 14° Maximum 26° 21° 25° 28° 27° 27° 27° Chance of rain 90% 20% 5% 30% 30% 20% 20% Likely amount 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Extreme Very High Very High Extreme Very High - - 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 18
Wind direction NNE NW S S SE SE ENE NE NE WNW S SW SE WSW Relative humidity 64% 66% 65% 36% 63% 40% 64% 37% 65% 39% 62% 34% 62% 38% Dew point 16°C 19°C 7°C 5°C 9°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 12°C 11°C 9°C 9°C 11°C 11°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Ancona (36.9723°S, 145.7905°E, 342m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 6:30am EDT 6:57am EDT 8:04pm EDT 8:30pm EDT 3:02pm EDT 12:38am EDT Waxing gibbous Full moon Mar 02 Last quarter Mar 09 New moon Mar 18 First quarter Mar 25
Temperature for next 7 days
Temperature in 7 days Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 26 21 25 28 27 27 27
Rain for next 7 days
Rain in 7 days Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 10 0 0 0 0 0 0