Mount Lofty Ranges District Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 4:39 pm CDT on Monday 17 December 2018.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure lies over eastern South Australia. A low pressure system and associated trough over Western Australia will move over the far west of the State late tonight or early Tuesday morning, then move eastwards to reach the eastern states late Wednesday. A ridge of high pressure will extend across from the west during Thursday and Friday then a high pressure system will become established near Kangaroo Island late Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Mostly clear. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Tuesday 18 December

Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 8:40am to 5:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Nuriootpa 16 31
Cloudy. Victor Harbor 14 24
Cloudy. Mount Barker 13 27
Cloudy. Parawa 13 22
Cloudy. Stirling 13 27
Cloudy. Strathalbyn 15 27

Wednesday 19 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the morning and afternoon. Winds east to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h shifting westerly in the middle of the day then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Thursday 20 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning southerly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Friday 21 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the southern Fleurieu Peninsula. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 21.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am CDT Tuesday.

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