Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 7:29 pm Tuesday, 1 March 2022.
Thunderstorms and showers may result in heavy rainfall near the western Vic/NSW border.

Weather Situation: A broad trough of low pressure over western NSW combines with a large high pressure system southeast of Tasmania. thunderstorms for most of the interior have eased however are persisting near the Vic/NSW border.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Thunderstorms are forecast to affect Wentworth.
Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Central West Slopes and Plains, Riverina, Lower Western and Upper Western districts and the warning for these districts is CANCELLED.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* Don't walk, ride your bike or drive through flood water.
* If you are trapped by flash flooding, seek refuge in the highest available place and ring 000 if you need rescue.
* Be aware that run-off from rainfall in fire affected areas may behave differently and be more rapid. It may also contain debris such as ash, soil, trees and rocks.
* After bushfires, heavy rain and the loss of foliage can make the ground soft and heavy, leading to a greater chance of landslides.
* Unplug computers and appliances.
* Avoid using the phone during the storm.
* Stay indoors away from windows, and keep children and pets indoors as well.
* Stay vigilant and monitor conditions. Note that the landscape may have changed following bushfires.
* For emergency help in floods and storms, ring the SES (NSW and ACT) on 132 500.