Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 2:31 pm Friday, 26 November 2021.

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

Weather Situation: A deepening low pressure system off the NSW coast is causing strong and gusty southeasterly winds across the southern ranges. The low is expected to move into the Tasman Sea during the night with winds easing.

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

Winds are expected to ease during the night.

Locations which may be affected include Mount Ginini, Charlotte Pass, Thredbo, Cabramurra, Selwyn and Khancoban.

Mullion reported a gust of 87 km/h at 1.50pm

Cabramurra reported a gust of 95 km/h at 12pm

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.