UPDATE Wednesday July 10, 9.30am
A severe weather warning issued on Tuesday afternoon has been update to include the entire Wimmera region.
The Bureau of Meteorology warns of strong and damaging winds to hit the region on Wednesday afternoon with wind gusts of up to 90km/h possible.
A sheep graziers warning was also issued for the Mallee, Wimmera, Northern Country, North Central, South West and Central districts on Wednesday morning for Wednesday afternoon.
The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for much of western Victoria for Wednesday, including Ararat, with damaging winds forecast.
A cold front will move across the state on Wednesday, reaching the west by mid-late afternoon.
<p>⚠️ Damaging winds are expected to develop about southwest <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Victoria?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Victoria</a> during WEDNESDAY afternoon, extending to the eastern ranges during WEDNESDAY evening, as a strong cold front approaches from the west. Know your weather, know your risk. Warning: <a href="https://t.co/WrZ0Uzw5XH">https://t.co/WrZ0Uzw5XH</a> <a href="https://t.co/TxSnzDfGQn">pic.twitter.com/TxSnzDfGQn</a></p>— Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria (@BOM_Vic) <a href="https://twitter.com/BOM_Vic/status/1148484074337701888?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 9, 2019</a>
Damaging wind gusts of up to 90 km/h are possible in the southwestern parts of the Wimmera on Wednesday afternoon, likely to include rain and thunderstorms.
The State Emergency Service advises people should move vehicles under cover or away from trees, secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony and keep clear of fallen power lines.
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