Mount Lofty Ranges District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am CDT on Wednesday 21 February 2024.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure over the far west extends from a high centred in the Tasman Sea. A trough of low pressure situated across central parts of the state will move east and weaken on Wednesday. A cold front will sweep across the state on Thursday, followed by a high pressure system developing south of the Bight on Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Morning cloud about the ranges, otherwise sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:30am to 5:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Cloud clearing. Nuriootpa 37
Mostly sunny. Victor Harbor 32
Cloud clearing. Mount Barker 36
Mostly sunny. Parawa 31
Cloud clearing. Stirling 34
Cloud clearing. Strathalbyn 37

Thursday 22 February

Sunny. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before shifting south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 35.

Friday 23 February

Cloudy. Slight chance of a shower about the southern Fleurieu Peninsula, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning southerly 25 to 35 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 22.

Saturday 24 February

Partly cloudy. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h turning southeasterly during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 27.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm CDT Wednesday.

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