Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 3:50 pm Thursday, 4 February 2021.

Weather Situation: A low pressure system will continue to deepen overnight, then track eastwards across or just to the south of Kangaroo Island during Friday. A vigorous northwest to southwesterly airstream wrapping around the northern flank of the low will impact southern parts of the State from early Friday morning; bringing windy conditions, squally showers and possible thunderstorms. The low will start to move southeast overnight Friday into Saturday.

Strong to damaging northwest to westerly winds averaging 50-65 km/h with gusts of 70-90 km/h are likely to affect parts of the warning area on Friday. Localised damaging wind gusts in excess of 90 km/h are also possible, mostly associated with squally showers and isolated thunderstorms. Isolated heavy falls are possible in the south.

The onset of damaging winds will be from around 4 am over Eyre Peninsula, then extend eastwards during the morning. The Adelaide area is likely to be affected from late morning through to late afternoon.

Locations which may be affected include Elliston, Port Lincoln, Maitland, Kingscote, the Adelaide Hills, Victor Harbor, Mount Barker and Robe.

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.