Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for SA

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia Regional Office


For people in the
Lower South East and parts of the
Mount Lofty Ranges,
Kangaroo Island and
Upper South East districts.

Issued at 5:02 am Wednesday, 26 April 2017.

A strong southwesterly flow with squally showers persists in the wake of a cold
front the moved across the south of the State overnight.

Strong to damaging winds averaging 50-65 km/h with peak gusts of 90-100 km/h,
are forecast in the warning area, particularly with showers or thunderstorms.
Winds will begin to moderate later this morning.

Locations which may be affected include Mount Gambier, Victor Harbor, Meningie,
Millicent and Lucindale.

Cape Willoughby and Hindmarsh Island have recorded average wind speeds of 50 to
65 km/h and gusts to 90 to 95 km/h overnight.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Move vehicles under cover or away from trees;
* Secure or put away loose items around your property.
* Stay indoors, away from windows, while conditions are severe.

The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 11:00 am ACST Wednesday.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's
website at or call 1300 659 215. The Bureau and State Emergency
Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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