If you live in an area bounded by Northampton to Gingin to Wongan Hills to Mt Magnet to Northampton you need to get ready now for the thunderstorms coming this afternoon and evening.
This includes people in Dalwallinu and surrounding areas.
This weather is not unusual for this time of year, but could damage homes and make travel dangerous.
WHAT TO DO:
DFES has these tips to help you and your family get ready now:
As at 10.39am on Friday 8 January 2016 the Bureau of Meteorology advises there is a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening.
Storms may be accompanied by
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:
After a storm State Emergency Service (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 and cars. Please contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs.
KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.dfes.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter @dfes_wa or listen to news bulletins.
For the latest weather warnings visit www.bom.gov.au/wa/warnings or call 1300 659 213.
The specified alert has expired and is no longer active.
A new alert may have been issued for this incident.
Please visit the Alerts and Warnings page for the latest information.
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