Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 7:30 am Saturday, 5 August 2017.

A cold front will move across the south of the State this afternoon and evening followed by a vigorous westerly airstream. The cold front is expected near Kangaroo Island and Lower Eyre Peninsula mid-afternoon, moving eastwards to be near Adelaide and Mount Gambier early evening, then continuing to the Riverland district by late evening.

Strong northwest to southwesterly winds will develop during the day with the passage of the front. Damaging winds averaging 55-65 km/h are possible over exposed or elevated parts of the warning area, with possible wind gusts in excess of 90 km/h. Damaging wind gusts in excess of 90 km/h are also possible with squally showers or thunderstorms.

Locations which may be affected include Adelaide, Port Lincoln, Kingscote, Cleve, Maitland, Mount Gambier, Port Pirie, Clare, Murray Bridge, and Naracoorte.

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.