Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of the
Northern Country and
North East Forecast Districts.

Issued at 8:24 pm Sunday, 6 August 2017.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Yarrawonga and Wangaratta.

Horsham recroded a wind gust of 102km/h at 3:13pm.

Nhill recorded a wind gust of 87km/h at 2:47pm.

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 clear of fallen power lines.
* Stay indoors if possible.
* Avoid using the phone during the storm.
* If you are outside, avoid sheltering under trees
* Listen to the radio for storm updates
* Switch off your computer and electrical appliances