Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Southern Tablelands, South West Slopes, Snowy Mountains and Australian Capital Territory Forecast Districts.

Issued at 4:41 am Friday, 26 November 2021.

Damaging wind gusts over parts of the Snowy Mountains and Southern Tablelands during Friday.

Weather Situation: A southeasterly airstream will strengthen over southeastern parts of the state as a ridge of high pressure builds across the Bass Strait. A low over central New South Wales will move into the Tasman Sea on Friday.

Strong winds averaging 40 to 60 km/h with DAMAGING WIND GUSTS of around 90 km/h are possible above 700m from Friday morning.

Winds averaging 60 to 80 km/h with DAMAGING WIND GUSTS of around 125km/h are possible above 1900m during Friday afternoon and evening.

Locations which may be affected include Braidwood, Charlotte Pass, Thredbo, Cabramurra, Selwyn 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.