Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Central, East Gippsland, South West, North Central, North East and West and South Gippsland Forecast Districts.

Issued at 3:41 pm Wednesday, 4 July 2018.
Weather Situation:
A cold front will cross Tasmania later in the day followed by another cold front on Thursday night.

DAMAGING WINDS, averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts of 100 km/h are expected across the warning area today, mainly over elevated areas. Wind gusts of 110 km/h are expected across Alpine areas (above 1200 metres).
Winds are expected to ease briefly overnight but damaging winds are likely to redevelop during THURSDAY morning then continue into THURSDAY night. Wind strengths on Thursday are likely to be similar to those experienced on Wednesday.

Locations which may be affected include Kyneton, Ballarat, Daylesford, Bacchus Marsh, Bright and Falls Creek.

The strongest wind gust recorded so far has been 91km/h at Kilmore Gap.
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;