Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia Regional Office
TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST
SEVERE WEATHER WARNING
for DAMAGING WINDS
For people in parts of the
West Coast district.
Issued at 10:51 am Monday, 22 September 2014.
Strong northerly winds have been reaching gale force in parts of the warning area this morning with blowing dust. These conditions are expected to continue with average winds reaching 60-65 km/h over the next few hours. Winds are expected to ease this afternoon.
Locations which may be affected include Nullarbor and Fowlers Bay.
Average wind speeds have reached 60-65 km/h at Nullarbor this morning.
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 1:55 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.