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

Issued at 10:02 am Sunday, 24 July 2016.

A vigorous front over Eyre Peninsula is moving eastwards across southern parts of the State this morning. Strong west to northwesterly winds will turn west to southwesterly as the front moves through. Damaging wind gusts in excess of 90 km/h are possible in the warning area, mainly associated with squally showers and thunderstorms with the passage of the front this morning, then again with the west to southwesterly winds this afternoon.

Locations which may be affected include Adelaide, Port Lincoln, Mount Gambier, Murray Bridge, Kingscote and Naracoorte.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in the West Coast district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

Wind gusts in excess of 90 km/h have occurred at Coles Point and Cape Willoughby early this morning with the front.

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 1:05 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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