Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 9:58 am Saturday, 28 November 2020.

A low pressure trough will enter southwestern New South Wales late today, before tracking east during Sunday. Vigorous northwesterly winds are expected to develop ahead of this system.

For Alpine areas above 1900 metres: DAMAGING WINDS averaging 70 to 90 km/h, with gusts in excess of 120 km/h, are expected to develop late this evening, continuing through Sunday morning.

For areas below 1900 metres: DAMAGING WINDS averaging 60 to 70 km/h, with gusts in excess of 90 km/h, are expected to develop about the ranges during Sunday morning, likely extending to coastal areas in the afternoon.

Winds are expected to ease in Alpine areas during Sunday afternoon, and in remaining parts on Sunday evening.

Locations which may be affected include Katoomba, Lithgow, Bowral, Nowra, Ulladulla, Goulburn, Perisher Valley, Charlotte Pass, Thredbo, Cabramurra, Cooma and Bombala.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in the Hunter and South West Slopes districts and the warning for these districts 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.
* 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.