WIND speeds of up to 85 kilometres an hour have played havoc in Warrnambool this morning, keeping the State Emergency Service busy attending to wind damage.
Warrnambool SES unit controller Giorgio Palmeri said their first of multiple call outs this morning was soon after 6am after a tree fell down in Mortlake Road near the intersection with Hayley Drive.
The tree was cleared by Warrnambool City Council staff.
Soon after SES crews attended to a house in Ross Street which was losing its roof.
The roof was secured using sandbags and screws.
Also part of the SES's busy morning was a trampoline blown on to power lines at Allansford, a pergola roof blown off at a house at the corner of Morriss Road and Ross Street, a garage door blown in at Leslie Court and damage to a shed in Breton Street.
The weather bureau's forecast for Warrnambool is west to northwesterly winds of 35-45 km/h tending west to southwesterly 35-55 km/h early in the morning then tending west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
The forecast is also for scattered showers becoming isolated in the afternoon and clearing by the evening, with the chance of thunderstorms and possible hail, contracting to the south and clearing in the afternoon.