Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Lower West district.

Issued at 3:06 am Monday, 2 March 2020.
Damaging wind gusts are possible about the Perth Hills this morning.

Weather Situation:
A strong high pressure system developing to the south of the State is expected to cause DAMAGING WINDS to 90 kilometres per hour which could result in DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY.

Winds will be strongest until around 8:00am AWST Monday morning.

Locations which may be affected include Armadale, Dwellingup, Ellenbrook, Gingin, Kalamunda, Midland and Mundaring.

This weather is not typical for this time of the year and winds may cause damage to property and make road conditions hazardous.

A wind gust of 94 kilometres per hour was recorded at Bickley at 2:54am.
The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* If outside find safe shelter away from trees, power lines, storm water drains and streams.
* Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
* Unplug electrical appliances and do not use land line telephones if there is lightning.
* If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
* Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen power lines and loose debris.
* Keep away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways.
* Be careful of fallen trees, damaged buildings and debris.
* Be careful of fallen power lines. They are dangerous and should always be treated as live.
* Assess your home, car and property for damage.
* If damage has occurred take photos and contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.
* If your home or property has significant damage, like a badly damaged roof or flooding, call the SES on 132 500.