SA Severe Weather Warning: Damaging Winds


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Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Kangaroo Island, Lower South East and parts of Mount Lofty Ranges and Upper South East districts.

Issued at 4:47 pm Tuesday, 25 May 2021.

Locally damaging winds with squally showers across southern coasts and ranges

Weather Situation: Strong northwest to westerly winds are persisting across parts of southern SA. Squally showers and isolated thunderstorms may result in locally damaging winds, mainly across southern coasts and ranges.

Strong to locally gale force northwest to westerly winds averaging 50-65 km/h at times, with peak gusts of 90-100 km/h are possible across the warning area this afternoon and evening. Damaging winds are most likely with squally showers and isolated thunderstorms.

The risk of damaging winds will contract to the Lower South East later in the evening before easing overnight.

Locations which may be affected include Mount Gambier, Kingscote, Naracoorte, Victor Harbor, Meningie and Lucindale.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Move vehicles under cover or away from trees;
* Secure or put away loose items around your property.
* Stay indoors, away from windows, while conditions are severe.


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