SA Severe Weather Warning: Damaging Winds

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Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of West Coast and North West Pastoral districts.

Issued at 1:48 pm Saturday, 2 October 2021.

Very windy change.

Weather Situation: A trough of low pressure is moving across the far west of SA.

Damaging northerly winds, averaging 50-65 km/h with peak gusts around 100 km/h, shifting westerly at similar speeds with the trough are forecast in the warning area during the next several hours. Very isolated thunderstorms may also produce gusts in excess of 90 km/h.

Locations which may be affected include Ceduna, Maralinga, Oak Valley, Cook, Nullarbor and the area around Emu Junction.

At 1.30 pm winds at Nullarbor were westerly at 65 km/h gusting to 83 km/h.

At 1.07 pm winds at Ceduna were north to northeasterly at 57 km/h gusting to 85 km/h.

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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