Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST
Severe Weather Warning
for Damaging Winds
for Central, South West and parts of North Central and West and South Gippsland Forecast Districts.
Issued at 10:43 am Monday, 1 June 2020.
DAMAGING WINDS and SQUALLY SHOWERS
Damaging winds are expected associated a cold front moving across Victoria Monday.
DAMAGING WINDS for the following areas:
Central, South West, North Central and West and South Gippsland
DAMAGING southwesterly winds, with peak gusts of 90 to 100 km/h are expected to extend from the west today, moving eastwards and impacting the Melbourne metro area during the late afternoon or early evening. Peak wind gusts are more likely to be experienced in coastal areas and along elevated terrain.
Winds are expected to ease in western parts of the warning area later this morning and early afternoon, easing elsewhere Monday night.
Locations which may be affected include Warrnambool, Ballarat, Geelong, Melbourne, Wonthaggi and Bacchus Marsh.
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Be aware that trees that have been damaged by heat or fire may be unstable and more likely to fall when it is windy or wet.
* Check that loose items such as outdoor settings, umbrellas and trampolines are safely secured and move vehicles under cover or away from trees.
* Stay indoors and away from windows.
* If outdoors, move to a safe place indoors. Stay away from trees, drains, gutters, creeks and waterways.
* If driving conditions are dangerous, safely pull over away from trees, drains, low-lying areas and floodwater. Avoid travel if possible.
* Stay safe by avoiding dangerous hazards, such as floodwater, mud, debris, damaged roads and fallen trees.
* Stay away from fallen powerlines always assume they are live.
* Stay informed monitor weather warnings, forecasts and river levels at the Bureau of Meteorology website, and warnings through VicEmergency.
The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 5:00 pm AEST Monday.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 210. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
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7 day forecast
Melbourne 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Very high chance of showers. Possible hail late morning. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h shifting SW 30 to 50 km/h in the late afternoon or early evening with stronger squalls, particularly about bayside suburbs.
Forecast for Melbourne (37.8143°S, 144.9632°E, 8m AMSL) Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Summary Minimum 9° 8° 10° 6° 6° 8° 7° Maximum 13° 15° 14° 14° 15° 12° 13° Chance of rain 90% 60% 30% 5% 30% 70% 70% Likely amount 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm UV index Low Low Low Low Low - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 11
Wind direction NW WSW WNW W SW SSW NW SW N NNW NNW WNW SW SSW Relative humidity 84% 81% 87% 70% 75% 58% 84% 60% 80% 58% 84% 63% 85% 67% Dew point 8°C 8°C 8°C 9°C 7°C 5°C 6°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 6°C 4°C 6°C 6°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Melbourne (37.8143°S, 144.9632°E, 8m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 6:58am EST 7:27am EST 5:09pm EST 5:38pm EST 2:24pm EST 1:38am EST Waxing gibbous Full moon Jun 06 Last quarter Jun 13 New moon Jun 21 First quarter Jun 28
Temperature in 7 days
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Rain in 7 days
Rain in 7 days Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 10 0 0 0 0 5 5