Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Adelaide Metropolitan, Mount Lofty Ranges, Lower Eyre Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, Murraylands, Upper South East, Lower South East and parts of Yorke Peninsula districts.

Issued at 4:38 pm Monday, 22 July 2019.
Damaging winds in parts today and again across the south on Tuesday.

Weather Situation: A cold front located near Minlaton to Mount Gambier at 4 pm will move across eastern SA this evening. Strong to damaging northwest winds are occurring ahead of and with this front. A second cold front will sweep across southern SA during Tuesday, bringing further strong to damaging winds and squally showers.
For the next several hours, northwesterly winds ahead of the cold front are expected to average around 50-65 km/h at times over parts of the Mount Lofty Ranges, the western
Murraylands and the South East. Wind gusts of around 90-100 km/h are possible.
Winds are expected to decrease temporarily in most areas overnight, with just a slight chance of localised damaging wind gusts to around 90 km/h with squally showers about coastal parts of Kangaroo Island and the South East.

Northwest to westerly winds will then increase again during Tuesday morning to become strong to damaging across the warning area from late morning to early evening. Wind speeds generally averaging 40-55 km/h are expected, but reaching 55-70 km/h in parts with gusts around 90-110 km/h.

Locations which may be affected today include Mount Barker, Strathalbyn, Robe, Mount Gambier and Naracoorte. Locations which may be affected on Tuesday include Adelaide, Port Lincoln, Kingscote, Mount Barker, Murray Bridge, Keith, Robe and Mount Gambier.

Gale force winds averaging 55-70 km/h with gusts around 90-100 km/h have affected the southern Mount Lofty Ranges and parts of the Lower South East coast this afternoon.
Notable wind gusts include 106 km/h at Strathalbyn, 98 km/h at Hindmarsh Island, 89 km/h at Mount Gambier and 85 km/h at Port Lincoln.

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.