Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for VIC

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

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Cancellation Of Severe Weather Warning

for Central and South West Forecast Districts.

Issued at 3:38 pm Thursday, 22 February 2024.

Gusty conditions have now eased about the Otways and Surf Coast.

Weather Situation
A strong cold front crossing the west of the state is directing gusty northwesterly winds ahead of it before a cooler southwesterly change arrives.
cancellation of severe weather warning for the following areas:
Central and South West
Severe weather is no longer occurring in Victoria.
The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
A 96 km/h wind gust was recorded at Aireys Inlet at 1:33 pm.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Stay away from fallen powerlines - always assume they are live.
* Stay safe by avoiding dangerous hazards, such as floodwater, mud, debris, damaged roads and fallen trees.
* Don't walk, ride your bike or drive through flood water.

No further warnings will be issued for this event.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 210. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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