Bureau of Meteorology issues severe storm warning for Young

Severe weather could be on the way.
Severe weather could be on the way.

Young residents have been warned of severe weather over the next several hours.

A severe thunderstorm warning for parts of the state was updated at 2.14pm on Wednesday to include Young.

The bureau states that severe storms are likely to produce large hailstones, damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours.

The State Emergency Service has advised that people should:

  • Move vehicles under cover and away from trees.
  • Secure and put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony.
  • Keep at least eight metres away from fallen power lines.
  • Don't drive, ride or walk through flood water and keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
  • Stay vigilant and monitor conditions.