Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Snowy Mountains Forecast District.

Issued at 10:37 pm Wednesday, 2 May 2018.

WINDY CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP ABOUT ALPINE PEAKS LATER ON THURSDAY

A frontal sysem approaching the state is generate a strong northwesterly flow. This front is expected to cross the state on Friday.

DAMAGING WINDS, averaging 80 to 90 km/h with peak gusts in excess of 125 km/h are expected to develop about alpine areas above 1900m later on Thursday evening and continue on Friday.

Winds are expected to ease late on Friday.

Locations which may be affected include Thredbo, Charlotte Pass and Perisher Valley.

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 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.
* For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.