Windy and cold conditions hitting NSW and the ACT

Weather update by Bureau of Meteorology
The main details are below:
  • A series of vigorous cold fronts is crossing NSW and the ACT
  • Damaging winds, potentially strong enough to bring down trees or powerlines, have been felt at areas including Thredbo Top (109km/hr), Murrurundi Gap (78km/hr), Broken Hill (74km/hr) and Griffith (72km/hr) 
  • Very windy conditions will continue through to the weekend
  • A Severe Weather Warning for damaging winds remains for many parts of NSW and the ACT
  • The coldest weather is expected over the weekend with many temperatures possibly 4-8 degrees below average
  • The winds will make conditions feel colder
  • Significant snowfall is expected across the Alps and snow is forecast for several days
  • Snow is also forecast to low levels along the NSW ranges on the weekend including parts of the Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands, Northern Tablelands and higher parts of the ACT
  • Blizzards are a risk on the Alps and driving could be hazardous
  • There’s a risk of avalanches in the Alps from today into coming days due to snowfalls
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