Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 4:45 pm Thursday, 8 August 2019.

Very windy conditions over southern parts of SA this evening.

Weather Situation: A vigorous cold front with damaging winds and squally showers will move across the southeast of SA this evening.

Strong to damaging northwest to southwesterly winds averaging 50-70 km/h, with gusts of 90-110 km/h associated with a cold front moving over the southeast this evening, then gradually easing overnight. Areas of dust with reductions in visibility are possible in the northeastern parts of the warning area.

Localised DESTRUCTIVE WIND GUSTS in excess of 125 km/h are possible about the coastal parts of the Upper South East district and the about the Lower South East district for the next several hours.

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

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

Wind gusts of 100 km/h at Hindmarsh Island, 95 km/h at Point Avoid and Warburto Point, 93 km/h at Port Lincoln, 91 km/h at Cape Borda and Mount Crawford and 87km/h at Port Augusta. Several other locations have observed gusts in excess of 80 km/h.

Widespread areas of dust have been observed/reported over parts of the Mid North, Riverland and Murraylands districts.

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.