Windy weather conditions expected for start of weekend

14/09/2018 02:22 PM

Parts of the east coast can expect blustery windy conditions this Saturday. A strong cold front will cross New South Wales on Saturday, bringing windy conditions to most of the state. The strongest winds are expected about parts of southeast New South Wales.

From mid-Saturday morning the Bureau of Meteorology have predicted damaging winds averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts in excess of 90 km/h for the Snowy Mountains, Illawarra and parts of the Southern Tablelands, South Coast and Australian Capital Territory.

The Alpine Areas can also expect wind averaging 80 to 90 km/h with peak gusts in excess of 120 km/h from early Saturday morning. The conditions are expected to gradually ease by Saturday night.

Locations which may be affected include Thredbo, Wollongong, Nowra, Bowral, Batemans Bay, Bega, Moruya Heads, Goulburn, Cooma and Bombala. People in these locations can prepare for damaging wind by moving their vehicles under cover or away from trees that could fall.

Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony that could blow away.

Make sure your roof is in good repair and fix any broken or damaged tiles.

Avoid parking your vehicle under any trees and powerlines. 

Visit the Bureau of Meteorology for the latest weather warnings.

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