Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Snowy Mountains Forecast District.

Issued at 4:57 pm Tuesday, 17 May 2022.

Damaging winds to develop over Alpine areas during Wednesday morning.

Weather Situation: Westerly winds will strengthen along the elevated parts of the Snowy Mountains before easing late Wednesday morning with the passage of a cold front.

DAMAGING WINDS, averaging 80 to 90 km/h are likely for Alpine areas above 1900 m during Wednesday morning.

Locations which may be affected include Thredbo Top Station.

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.