Eyre Peninsula

New Severe Weather Warning Issued For Adelaide & Surrounds

A vigorous cold front is moving rapidly across the south of the State today. The front is expected to affect the Adelaide area from about 2:30 pm.

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For people in the Adelaide Metropolitan, Mount Lofty Ranges, Lower Eyre Peninsula, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, Mid North and parts of the West Coast, Murraylands, Upper South East and Lower South East districts.

Issued at 1:58 pm Tuesday, 9 September 2014 by the Bureau of Meteorology.

A vigorous cold front is moving rapidly across the south of the State today. The front is expected to affect the Adelaide area from about 2:30 pm. There is a band of showers and very isolated thunderstorms associated with the front, followed by further gusty showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Damaging wind gusts in excess of 90 km/h are possible near the front, and for several hours following with showers or thunderstorms.
Locations which may be affected include Adelaide, Elliston, Port Lincoln, Maitland, Clare and Kingscote.
Wind gusts of 75-80 km/h have been reported from several locations on Eyre Peninsula and Kangaroo Island, the highest being 80 km/h at Cleve at 1 pm today.

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 warning is due to be issued by 5:00 pm.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau’s website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 215.

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