Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Mallee and parts of Wimmera Forecast Districts.

Issued at 1:15 am Friday, 25 October 2019.

Squally winds and dust with thunderstorms crossing northwest Victoria.

Weather Situation: Thunderstorms with potentially damaging winds however little rain expected.

Severe thunderstorms are likely in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Mildura, Ouyen, Murrayville, Rainbow, Walpeup and Warracknabeal.

Visibility may be significantly reduced in dust generated by gusts associated with thunderstorms.

- Renmark recorded a gust of 95 km/h at 12:53am EDT.
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