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 theflindersnews.com.au  7/18/2017 2:17:22 AM 

A severe weather warning has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology for Tuesday, July 18.

The yellow patches indicate the warning area. Photo: Bureau of Meteorology.

The yellow patches indicate the warning area. Photo: Bureau of Meteorology.

WARNING ISSUED AT 2PM ON TUESDAY, JULY 18

A low pressure system near Tasmania will continue to move southeastwards this afternoon and evening.

A vigorous northwest to southwesterly air stream and associated trough wrapping around the northwestern sector of the low is producing gusty showers and thunderstorms over southern parts of the state.

Strong to damaging northwest to southwesterly winds around 50-65 km/h with peak gusts in excess of 90 km/h are possible over parts of the warning area. Damaging winds are most likely with squally showers and thunderstorms and about elevated terrain.

Locations which may be affected include Adelaide, Port Lincoln, Clare, Maitland, Murray Bridge and Kingscote.  

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. 

The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 5.15pm – for the latest updates visit www.bom.gov.au or phone 1300 659 215.

WARNING ISSUED AT 11AM ON TUESDAY, JULY 18

The Bureau of Meteorology’s severe weather warning for damaging winds issued at 5am on Monday, July 17 remains in place. 

The Bureau warns that a deep low pressure system south of the Bight is moving towards Tasmania, bringing with is a vigorous north-west to westerly air stream which is resulting in gusty showers and thunderstorms hitting South Australia on Monday morning.

Strong to damaging north-west to westerly winds between 50km/h and 65km/h, with gusts topping 90km/h, are predicted in the warning area, and squally showers and thunderstorms, and about elevated terrain, are most likely with the damaging winds.

The warning is for the Adelaide Metropolitan, Mount Lofty Ranges, Lower Eyre Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula, Mid North, and Kangaroo Island districts, and parts of the Eastern Eyre Peninsula and Murraylands districts.

Towns included are Adelaide, Port Lincoln, Clare, Maitland, Murray Bridge and Kingscote. 

The State Emergency Service urges people to keep cars under cover and away from trees, ensure loose items are secured, and stay indoors and away from windows.

The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 2.15pm on Tuesday – find the latest updates at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 215.

WARNING ISSUED AT 11AM ON MONDAY, JULY 17

The Bureau of Meteorology says the same warning issued at 5am on Monday, July 17 remains in place.

Districts affected are Adelaide Metropolitan, Mount Lofty Ranges, Lower Eyre Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, and Lower South East, and parts of the West Coast, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Mid North, Murraylands and Upper South East.

A new warning will be issued at 2.15am on Monday – find the latest updates at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 215.

WARNING ISSUED AT 5AM ON MONDAY, JULY 17

The Bureau of Meterology has issued a severe weather warning for damaging winds.

Districts included in the warning area are Adelaide Metropolitan, Mount Lofty Ranges, Lower Eyre Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, and Lower South East, and parts of the West Coast, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Mid North, Murraylands and Upper South East.

The Bureau warns that a deep low pressure system south of the Bight is moving towards Tasmania, bringing with is a vigorous north-west to westerly air stream which is resulting in gusty showers and thunderstorms hitting South Australia on Monday morning.

Strong to damaging north-west to westerly winds between 50km/h and 65km/h, with gusts topping 90km/h, are predicted in the warning area, which includes towns such as Adelaide, Port Lincoln, Mount Gambier, Maitland, Murray Bridge, and Kingscote.

The State Emergency Service urges people to keep cars under cover and away from trees, ensure loose items are secured, and stay indoors and away from windows.

The Bureau will issue a new warning by 11am on Monday – find the latest updates at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 215.

A gust of 106km/h was recorded at Neptune Island early this morning.

The story Bureau of Meteorology warns of second day of damaging winds first appeared on The Times.

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