Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Mid North Coast, Northern Tablelands and parts of Northern Rivers and North West Slopes and Plains Forecast Districts.

Issued at 4:51 pm Saturday, 26 October 2019.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Grafton, Coffs Harbour, Port Macquarie, Taree, Armidale, Tenterfield, Glen Innes, Inverell, Tamworth, Woolgoolga, Sawtell and Dorrigo.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Hunter, Central Tablelands and Central West Slopes and Plains districts and the warning for these districts is CANCELLED.

Tamworth Ap recorded 111km/h at 4.19pm

Armidale Ap recorded 81 km/h at 3.57pm

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony.
* Keep at least 8 metres away from fallen power lines or objects that may be energised, such as fences.
* Report fallen power lines to either Ausgrid (131 388), Endeavour Energy (131 003), Essential Energy (132 080) or Evoenergy (131 093) as shown on your power bill.
* Unplug computers and appliances.
* Avoid using the phone during the storm.
* Stay indoors away from windows, and keep children and pets indoors as well.
* For emergency help in floods and storms, ring the SES (NSW and ACT) on 132 500.