Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of North East Forecast District.

Issued at 5:10 pm Friday, 6 September 2019.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Rutherglen and Wodonga.

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.
* Stay indoors if possible.
* Avoid using the phone during the storm.
* If you are outside, avoid sheltering under trees
* Listen to the radio for storm updates
* Switch off your computer and electrical appliances