Issued at 11:11 am EST on Tuesday 8 July 2014.
Severe weather including damaging winds have again been forecast for the Snowy Mountains forecast district by the Bureau of Meteorology.
A strong cold front will cross NSW during Wednesday. Northwest winds are expected to increase about the far southern ranges tonight or early Wednesday morning ahead of the front, reaching gale-force about higher parts and more likely about the peaks.
Damaging winds averaging around 60 km/h with gusts of 100 km/h are forecast to develop for higher parts of the Snowy Mountains forecast district, above approximately 1500 metres, tonight or early Wednesday morning. Alpine Peaks may experience winds around 80 km/h with peak gusts of 125 km/h.
Blizzard conditions are forecast to develop Wednesday morning in areas above about 1500 metres.
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.
For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.