Mount Lofty Ranges District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am CST on Saturday 18 August 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge lies over the north of the State. A cold and unstable airmass is over the southeast of the State in the wake of Friday's cold front and will gradually move eastwards during the weekend. A high pressure system will move over the Bight late Saturday and is then expected to move slowly northeastwards early next week. Another cold front will move across from the west mid to late next week.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, becoming less likely late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south this morning. Possible hail this morning. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h tending southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 13.

Sun protection 10:30am to 1:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two clearing. Windy. Nuriootpa 12
Showers. Windy. Victor Harbor 14
Showers. Becoming windy. Mount Barker 12
Showers. Windy. Parawa 10
Showers. Becoming windy. Stirling 9
Showers. Windy. Strathalbyn 13

Sunday 19 August

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 14.

Monday 20 August

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower about the southern Fleurieu Peninsula, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 13.

Tuesday 21 August

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the southern Fleurieu Peninsula in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 16.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm CST Saturday.

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