Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of South West Slopes and Snowy Mountains Forecast Districts.

Issued at 4:33 pm Wednesday, 30 March 2022.
Damaging wind gusts to develop over Alpine areas during Thursday night.

Weather Situation: A low pressure system is deepening in the Tasman Sea and slowly moving south, while a high pressure ridge remains dominant to the southwest. This will strengthen southeasterly winds across the ranges overnight, before easing later Friday morning.
Strong winds averaging 50 to 60 km/h are possible with DAMAGING WIND GUSTS around 90 km/h likely for parts of the Snowy Mountains.
Winds are forecast to ease below warning thresholds by late morning.

Locations which may be affected include Cabramurra.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in the Mid North Coast and Hunter districts and the warning for these districts is CANCELLED.

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.