Storm warning Wednesday

johnboy 4 December 2012 4

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Severe Weather Warning for damaging winds in the ACT for tomorrow from sunrise.

Winds are forecast to reach around 60 to 70km/h with peak gusts of 90 to 110km/h.

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) advise residents to prepare their properties by securing any loose items around the home, move vehicles under cover or away from trees and to ensure tree branches are trimmed clear of homes.

Residents who require storm or flood assistance can call the ACTSES on 132-500.

7:45 PM

[Courtesy ESA]

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4 Responses to Storm warning Wednesday
dpm dpm 9:58 am 05 Dec 12

davo101 said :

Bike ride to work this morning 50% longer.

Yep, the wind was enough for me to cancel riding to work today! How soft am I? Hahahaha!

davo101 davo101 9:44 am 05 Dec 12

Bike ride to work this morning 50% longer.

Overheard Overheard 8:35 am 05 Dec 12

Yes, walking across Commonwealth Bridge this morning was quite the adventure. Those winds were a lot stronger there than the ‘up to 45km/h’ the bureau is currently warning of. Ah, no the warning says up to 100km/h — that’s more like it.

Thinner people and small children were being blown into the air and recovered from as far away as Fyshwick and Queanbeyan.

EvanJames EvanJames 10:20 pm 04 Dec 12

It’s not a storm, just useless wind. Mind you, there might be some snow in the Snowies. It’s a nasty little blow-in system bringing nothing useful. Saturday’s quick warm-up might bring a storm.

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