South Australia Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:30 am CST on Thursday 30 June 2016.

Weather Situation

Two vigorous cold fronts will move across the south of the State today. A high will move across the north of South Australia on Friday and Saturday. Another front will move over the south of the State early next week.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Possible isolated thunderstorms south of about Port Neill to Adelaide to Keith contracting to South East district late morning and clearing late afternoon. Showers increasing over the agricultural area and reaching the south of the Pastoral districts. Possible small hail over Kangaroo Island and southeast of Port Adelaide. Cool to cold with moderate to fresh northwesterly winds shifting southwesterly during the day. Winds strong about southern coasts, possibly reaching gale force about the Lower South East coast in the afternoon.

Friday 1 July

Morning fog patches in the far west. A slight chance of showers about the west coast and the southern agricultural area, increasing to medium chance about Kangaroo Island and the Lower South East coast. A slight chance of patchy rain in the far northwest. Cool to cold with moderate west to southwesterly winds, fresh about southern coasts, tending light to moderate southerly in the north.

Saturday 2 July

A slight to medium chance of showers southwest of Wudinna to Adelaide to Lameroo. Cool with light to moderate west to northwesterly winds in the south, tending light and variable in the north.

Sunday 3 July

A slight chance of showers in the far northwest and also south of about Ceduna to Keith, more likely about southern coasts. Cool with mainly light to moderate northwest winds. Cumulative rainfall totals until midnight Sunday are expected to be 15 to 30 mm over the Mount Lofty Ranges, west coast of Kangaroo Island and the Lower South East coast. 5 to 15 mm about the remainder of the southern agricultural area, 2 to 5 mm in the northern agricultural area and less than 2 mm elsewhere.

Monday until Wednesday

A chance of showers over the agricultural area and the south and west of the pastoral districts, more likely about the southern agricultural area, contracting to the coasts on Wednesday. Cool with northerly winds ahead of a southerly change during Monday.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm CST Thursday.

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