Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in South West, South Coastal and parts of Great Southern districts.

Issued at 8:32 pm Saturday, 26 May 2018.

Weather Situation:
A cold front will move over the southwest of the state during Sunday morning. The front is expected to reach the southwest Capes around 8 am and lie near Bunbury to Cape Riche about midday.

Thunderstorms and showers associated with the front may produce DAMAGING WINDS to 100 kilometres per hour and could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY.

Tides will be higher than expected along the coast within the warning area.

This is typical weather for this time of the year but winds may cause damage to property and make road conditions hazardous.

Locations which may be affected include Albany, Bunbury, Katanning, Manjimup, Margaret River and Mount Barker.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* If outside find safe shelter away from trees, power lines, storm water drains and streams.
* Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
* Unplug electrical appliances and do not use land line telephones if there is lightning.
* If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
* Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen power lines and loose debris.
* Keep away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways.
* Be careful of fallen trees, damaged buildings and debris.
* Be careful of fallen power lines. They are dangerous and should always be treated as live.
* Assess your home, car and property for damage.
* If damage has occurred take photos and contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.
* If your home or property has significant damage, like a badly damaged roof or flooding, call the SES on 132 500.