Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia Regional Office
TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST
SEVERE WEATHER WARNING
for DAMAGING WINDS
For people in the Mid North, Murraylands, Upper South East, Lower South East and parts of the Mount Lofty Ranges, Yorke Peninsula and Riverland districts.
Issued at 2:02 pm Tuesday, 11 March 2014.
Damaging winds, briefly averaging 60-70 km/h with gusts in excess of 90 km/h, are possible in the warning area during the next several hours, most likely associated with showers or thunderstorms.
Locations which may be affected include Mount Gambier, Clare, Murray Bridge, Naracoorte, Lameroo and Waikerie.
A wind gust of 100 km/h was observed at Mount Crawford earlier this afternoon.
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 5:05 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.