UPDATED: Damaging winds forecast for West Gippsland tonight
 Baw Baw News   By // 18:41, Tuesday 4 September 2012

Damaging winds peaking between 100 to 120km/h are expected to hit West Gippsland overnight.

The Bureau of Meteorology expects winds to average between 60 and 80km/h.


Winds will ease during Wednesday, but will return to similar strengths Wednesday night.

The State Emergency Service advises people to:

• 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.

For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.

[UPDATE: 10pm] Victora Police are warning drivers to take extra care in the bad conditions and avoid fallen power lines.

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