SA Severe Weather Warning: Damaging Winds

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Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Flinders, North West Pastoral and North East Pastoral districts.

Issued at 2:56 pm Thursday, 14 October 2021.

Damaging winds in the north, easing this evening.

Weather Situation: A deep low pressure system centred over the southern Flinders Ranges is moving eastwards. Strong to gale force winds are expected over the northern flank of the low during Thursday.

Damaging winds, averaging 50-65 km/h at times with peak gusts of 90 to 100 km/h, are forecast in the warning area, easing during Thursday evening.

Sustained gale force winds are most likely over elevated terrain. Damaging gusts will be mostly associated with showers and thunderstorms.

Areas of raised dust are also possible.

Locations which may be affected include Roxby Downs, Leigh Creek, Marree, Hawker, Woomera and Tarcoola.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in the West Coast district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

Thevenard recorded a 93 km/h gust at 5.45 am.

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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