Severe Weather Warning Issued For 'Damaging Winds'

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A weather warning has been issued for SA with strong winds on the way.

This warning has been specifically focused on Adelaide Metropolitan, Mount Lofty Ranges, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula, Mid North, Kangaroo Island, Riverland, Murraylands, Upper South East, Lower South East and parts of Lower Eyre Peninsula and Flinders districts.

The Bureau of Meteorology has advised that north to northwesterly winds averaging 50-65km/h with isolated winds are expected, with isolated damaging gusts of 90-100km/h to develop from midnight.

Locations which may be affected by the localised damaging gusts include:

  • Cleve;
  • Victor Harbor;
  • Strathalbyn;
  • Whyalla;
  • Maitland;
  • Kingscote;
  • Clare;
  • Murray Bridge;
  • Renmark;
  • Naracoorte; and 
  • Mount Gambier.

The State Emergency Service has advised that people should move vehicles under cover or away from trees.

Any loose items around the property should also be secured, and people are urged to stay indoors, away from windows.

9 August 2018

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