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SEVERE WEATHER WARNING

IDS65503
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia Regional Office

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SEVERE WEATHER WARNING

for DAMAGING WINDS

For people in the
Yorke Peninsula and parts of the
Mount Lofty Ranges and
Murraylands districts.

Issued at 12:45 pm Monday, 4 May 2015.

Strong north to northwesterly winds are occurring and may be locally gale force, averaging 60-65 km/h with possible gusts of 90-100 km/h in parts of the warning area. These damaging winds are expected to persist for the next few hours over Yorke Peninsula and until late afternoon about the Mount Lofty Ranges and western Murraylands.

Locations which may be affected include Maitland, Ardrossan, Victor Harbor and Strathalbyn.

Winds at Minlaton are averaging 60 km/h with gusts to 80 km/h.

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 3:45 pm.

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

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