A severe weather warning for damaging winds remains current for the Central Tablelands and Southern Tablelands district.
It comes after Sydney’st west and the central coast were battered by a short, but powerful storm overnight.
The weather bureau says damaging west to southwest winds, averaging 60 to 65 km/h with peak gusts in excess of 90 km/h are expected this afternoon.
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Some snow is also possible above 1200 metres this morning, BOM says.
— BOM New South Wales (@BOM_NSW) April 9, 2017
Locations which may be affected include Orange, Bathurst, Katoomba, Hill End, Crookwell and Taralga.
Winds are expected to ease this evening.