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If you live in Great Southern, Central Wheat Belt and parts of Gascoyne, Goldfields, Central West, South Coastal and South East Coastal districts you should take action and stay safe with severe thunderstorms to come.
Locations which may be affected include Merredin, Northam, Pingelly, Ravensthorpe, Southern Cross and Wongan Hills.
This is unusual weather that could cause damage to homes and make travel dangerous.
WHAT TO DO
Bureau of Meteorology advised warm and humid conditions are present across the southwest ahead of a trough along the west coast.
Strong winds associated with an upper trough are likely to lead to severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening.
Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours.
ROAD CLOSURES AND CONDITIONS:
Some roads may be closed
Take extra care on the roads and do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
Road information may also be available from Main Roads WA by visiting the Main Roads Travel Map, calling 138 138 or by contacting your Local Government Authority.
WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE DOING:
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:
After a storm SES volunteers make temporary repairs to homes that have been badly damaged, such as roofs that have been ripped off or large fallen trees on homes or cars.
Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.
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