Mount Lofty Ranges District Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm CST on Tuesday 26 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A broad area of low pressure over South Australia will intensify as it moves southeastwards towards Tasmania overnight tonight and on Wednesday. A middle-level disturbance will develop across the north of the State during Wednesday, and persist through to the end of the week. A high pressure system west of WA will extend a ridge over the south of the State on Thursday. A strengthening trough will move over the southeast corner of SA on Friday as the high moves over Western Australia. The high will continue to move eastwards over SA at the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly clear. Winds east to northeasterly 25 to 30 km/h turning northerly 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.

Wednesday 27 September

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the south, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm about the southern Fleurieu Peninsula in the evening. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning westerly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.

Sun protection 9:20am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Nuriootpa 11 23
Possible shower. Victor Harbor 12 22
Partly cloudy. Mount Barker 11 23
Possible shower. Parawa 11 17
Partly cloudy. Stirling 11 20
Possible shower. Strathalbyn 12 23

Thursday 28 September

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Winds northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 18.

Friday 29 September

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 17.

Saturday 30 September

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Winds westerly 30 to 40 km/h tending southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 17.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am CST Wednesday.

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