Weather Warnings

 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

IDQ21033 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Queensland TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST Severe Thunderstorm Warning for HEAVY RAINFALL For people in parts of Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast District. Issued at 3:22 pm Tuesday, 22 January 2019. Heavy rainfall with storms in the Stanthorpe area. Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Stanthorpe. Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should: * Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it. * Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees. * Avoid using the telephone during a thunderstorm. * Beware of fallen trees and powerlines. * For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500. The next warning is due to be issued by 6:25 pm. If severe thunderstorms develop in the Southeast Queensland area (east of Dalby from Rainbow Beach to Stanthorpe), a more detailed Severe Thunderstorm Warning will be issued to people in this area. Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 219. The Bureau and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

 

Severe Weather Warning

IDW21037 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Western Australia TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS, HEAVY RAINFALL and DAMAGING SURF For people in South West, South Coastal and parts of Great Southern districts. Issued at 11:36 am Tuesday, 22 January 2019. Low pressure system to bring unseasonal wet and windy weather to the southwest Weather Situation: A developing low pressure system is expected to bring areas of heavy rain and squally winds as it moves over the southwest on Wednesday. DAMAGING WINDS averaging 60 to 70 kilometres per hour with gusts to 90 kilometres per hour are possible and could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY. DAMAGING WINDS may develop around 02:00am Wednesday morning between Busselton and Augusta, extending to southwest of a line Harvey to Albany by 08:00am Wednesday morning and extending to Bremer Bay and inland to Katanning by 02:00pm Wednesday afternoon. There is some uncertainty on the location of the low and the extent of damaging winds is dependent on the location of the low. If the low develops further to the north the warning area may be extended as far north as Mandurah. Winds are expected to ease by Thursday. HEAVY RAINFALL between Busselton and Walpole may lead to LOCALISED FLOODING between 11:00pm Tuesday night and 02:00pm Wednesday afternoon. DAMAGING SURF CONDITIONS are likely which could cause SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION between Bunbury and Walpole. Locations which may be affected include Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Katanning, Manjimup, Margaret River, Mount Barker, Augusta, Dunsborough, Harvey, Jerramungup and Walpole. This weather is unusual for this time of year in the southwest, it is more typical of a strong winter storm. Winds and heavy rain may cause damage to property and make road conditions hazardous. The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should: * If outside find safe shelter away from trees, power lines, storm water drains and streams. * Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows. * Unplug electrical appliances and do not use land line telephones if there is lightning. * If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water. * Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen power lines and loose debris. * Keep away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways. * Be careful of fallen trees, damaged buildings and debris. * Be careful of fallen power lines. They are dangerous and should always be treated as live. * Assess your home, car and property for damage. * If damage has occurred take photos and contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs. * If your home or property has significant damage, like a badly damaged roof or flooding, call the SES on 132 500. The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 5:00 pm AWST Tuesday. Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 213. The Bureau and Department of Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

 

Fire Weather Warning

IDW30000 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Western Australia Fire Weather Warning for the Ashburton Inland, Gascoyne Inland, Goldfields and Ninghan fire weather districts. Issued at 3:25 pm WST on Monday 21 January 2019. Weather Situation Very hot and dry conditions expected during Tuesday with fresh and gusty southwest to northwest winds during the during the afternoon. For Tuesday 22 January: Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather districts: Ashburton Inland, Gascoyne Inland, Goldfields and Ninghan The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises you to: - Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now. - Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station, www.dfes.wa.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au. - Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency. For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.dfes.wa.gov.au. The next warning will be issued by 5:00 am WST Tuesday.

 

Fire Weather Warning

IDS20290 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology South Australia Fire Weather Warning for the West Coast forecast district. Issued at 4:08 pm CDT on Tuesday 22 January 2019. Weather Situation Very hot, dry and windy, with north to northeasterly winds reaching 30-40 km/h during the late morning and early afternoon. Gusty thunderstorms possibly developing in the afternoon. For Wednesday 23 January: Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast district: West Coast The Country Fire Service advises you to: - Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now. - Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station, www.cfs.sa.gov.au, and www.bom.gov.au. - Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency. For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.cfs.sa.gov.au. The next warning will be issued by 7:00 am CDT Wednesday.

 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

IDN21033 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology New South Wales TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST Severe Thunderstorm Warning for HEAVY RAINFALL and DAMAGING WINDS For people in parts of Mid North Coast and Northern Tablelands Forecast Districts. Issued at 1:00 pm Tuesday, 22 January 2019. Weather Situation: Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Armidale, Glen Innes, Nymboida, Dorrigo, Ebor, Nowendoc, Yarrowitch, Guyra, Walcha and Uralla. 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. * Keep clear of creeks and storm drains. * Don't walk, ride your bike or drive through flood water. * If you are trapped by flash flooding, seek refuge in the highest available place and ring 000 if you need rescue. * 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 4:00 pm. 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.

 

Fire Weather Warning

IDT31100 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania Fire Weather Warning for the Central North, North East, East Coast, Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley, South East and Central Plateau forecast districts. Issued at 2:59 pm EDT on Monday 21 January 2019. Weather Situation Very High Fire Dangers are expected across most of Tasmania, with Severe Fire Danger forecast for the Midlands district. Temperatures are expected to reach mid-30's in inland areas, with west to northwesterly winds of 25 to 35 km/h and relative humidity down to about 15 to 20%. For Tuesday 22 January: Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast district: Midlands Very High Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts: Central North, North East, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley, South East and Central Plateau The Tasmania Fire Service advises you to: - Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now. - Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station, www.fire.tas.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au. - Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency. For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.fire.tas.gov.au. The next warning will be issued by 5:00 am EDT Tuesday.

 

Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania

IDT20100 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania Issued at 5:00 am EDT on Thursday 17 January 2019 for the period until midnight EDT Friday 18 January 2019. Wind Warnings for Friday 18 January Strong Wind Warning for the following areas: Central North Coast, Banks Strait and Franklin Sound, East of Flinders Island, Upper East Coast, Lower East Coast, South East Coast, South West Coast and Central West Coast Small Craft Alert for the following area: South West Lakes The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:05 pm EDT Thursday. ================================================================================ Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at http://www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones. ================================================================================

 

Marine Wind Warning Summary for New South Wales

IDN20400 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology New South Wales Marine Wind Warning Summary for New South Wales Issued at 7:31 am EDT on Tuesday 22 January 2019 for the period until midnight EDT Wednesday 23 January 2019. Wind Warnings for Wednesday 23 January Strong Wind Warning for the following area: Eden Coast The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:05 pm EDT Tuesday. ================================================================================ Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at http://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones. ================================================================================

 

Marine Wind Warning Summary for South Australia

IDS20201 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology South Australia Marine Wind Warning Summary for South Australia Issued at 3:57 pm CDT on Tuesday 22 January 2019 for the period until midnight CDT Wednesday 23 January 2019. Wind Warnings for Wednesday 23 January Strong Wind Warning for the following area: Lower South East Coast The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 5:10 am CDT Wednesday. ================================================================================ Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at http://www.bom.gov.au/sa/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones. ================================================================================

 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

IDV21033 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Victoria TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST Severe Thunderstorm Warning for DAMAGING WINDS and HEAVY RAINFALL For people in parts of North East Forecast District. Issued at 3:12 pm Tuesday, 22 January 2019. Weather Situation: Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Wodonga and Corryong. 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. * Keep clear of creeks and storm drains. * Don't drive, ride or walk through flood water. * Be aware that in fire affected areas, rainfall run-off into waterways may contain debris such as ash, soil, trees and rocks. * Be alert that in areas recently affected by fires, heavy rainfall increases the potential for landslides and debris across roads. * Stay indoors if possible. * Avoid using the phone during the storm. * If you are outside, avoid sheltering under trees * Listen to the radio for storm updates * Switch off your computer and electrical appliances The next warning is due to be issued by 6:15 pm. 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.

 

Marine Wind Warning Summary for Western Australia

IDW20100 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Western Australia Marine Wind Warning Summary for Western Australia Issued at 10:00 am WST on Sunday 20 January 2019 for the period until midnight WST Monday 21 January 2019. Wind Warnings for Monday 21 January Strong Wind Warning for the following areas: Gascoyne Coast and Geraldton Coast The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:00 pm WST Sunday. ================================================================================ Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at http://www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones. ================================================================================