Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Adelaide Metropolitan, Mount Lofty Ranges, Lower Eyre Peninsula, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula, Flinders, Mid North, Kangaroo Island, Riverland, Murraylands, Upper South East, Lower South East and parts of West Coast and North East Pastoral districts.

Issued at 11:02 am Thursday, 8 August 2019.
Very windy conditions over southern parts of SA today.

Weather Situation: A vigorous cold front with damaging winds and squally showers near Kangaroo Island, will move across southern SA reaching Adelaide in the early afternoon and the Victorian border late afternoons.

Strong to damaging west to northwesterly winds averaging 50-70 km/h, with gusts of 90-110 km/h, ahead of a cold front moving over the warning area today.
Winds turning west to southwesterly around 50-70 km/h, with gusts in excess of 90 km/h, behind the cold front before gradually easing overnight.

For the Adelaide area the strongest winds are likely from around midday until early evening. Localised heavy falls are also possible about the Mount Lofty Ranges.

Localised DESTRUCTIVE WIND GUSTS in excess of 125 km/h are possible about Kangaroo Island, the Lower South East and coastal parts of the Upper South East, with and following the cold front.

Locations which may be affected include Adelaide, Port Lincoln, Whyalla, Renmark, Mount Gambier and Naracoorte.

Wind gusts of 91 km/h have been observed at Cape Borda and a gust of 82 km/h has been observed at Stenhouse Bay.

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.
* Keep clear of fallen power lines;
* Stay indoors, away from windows, while conditions are severe.