Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Illawarra, South Coast and parts of Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands and Snowy Mountains Forecast Districts.

Issued at 5:10 pm Saturday, 7 July 2018.

A cold airmass with very windy conditions is sweeping across the state today in the wake of cold fronts that crossed the state yesterday and today.

DAMAGING WINDS, averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts in excess of 90 km/h are likely for parts of the Southern Tablelands, Central Tablelands, Illawarrra, South Coast and Snowy Mountains this evening and Sunday morning.

Locations which may be affected include Wollongong, Nowra, Bowral, Batemans Bay, Eden and Goulburn.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in the South West Slopes district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

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.
* Report fallen power lines to either Ausgrid on 131 388, or Endeavour Energy on 131 003 or Essential Energy on 132 080, as shown on your power bill.
* For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.