Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 11:18 am Tuesday, 11 September 2018.
Damaging winds today associated with a vigorous cold front.

A strong and fast moving front is crossing Eyre Peninsula this morning, and is expected through Adelaide early to mid this afternoon and near Oodnadatta to Hawker to Renmark late afternoon.

Ahead of the front, damaging north to northwesterly winds averaging 50-70 km/h with gusts to around 100 km/h are affecting parts of the warning area. Squally west to southwesterly winds with gusts of 90-100 km/h are also possible with and for short period following the front, as it moves through central and eastern districts this afternoon. Areas of dust are also likely.

For Adelaide itself, the windiest period is expected from now through to mid afternoon, however this type of front is relatively common for spring and is not expected to be high impact for the metropolitan area.
Locations which may be affected include Whyalla, Port Pirie, Jamestown, the Adelaide Hills, Victor Harbor, Renmark and Lameroo.

Notable wind observations recorded so far today include gale force winds averaging 65 km/h with gusts to 98 km/h at Snowtown; and gusts of 80-85 km/h at Cleve, Whyalla, Roseworthy and Hindmarsh Island.

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.