Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Snowy Mountains and parts of Illawarra, South Coast and Southern Tablelands Forecast Districts.

Issued at 4:27 pm Monday, 21 September 2020.


A cold front will skim across southern NSW on Tuesday, accompanied by increasing westerly winds.

For areas above 1900 metres:

DAMAGING WINDS averaging 80 to 90 km/h, with gusts in excess of 110 km/h, are possible from Tuesday morning.

For areas below 1900 metres:

DAMAGING WINDS, averaging 60 to 70 km/h, with gusts in excess of 90 km/h, are possible during Tuesday afternoon.

Locations which may be affected include Nowra, Bowral, Braidwood, Goulburn, Cooma, Bredbo, Adaminaby, Nimmitabel and Khancoban.

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.
* Trees that have been damaged by fire are likely to be more unstable and more likely to fall.
* Report fallen power lines to either Ausgrid (131 388), Endeavour Energy (131 003), Essential Energy (132 080) or Evoenergy (131 093) as shown on your power bill.
* Stay vigilant and monitor conditions. Note that the landscape may have changed following bushfires.
* For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.