Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 4:21 pm Thursday, 15 July 2021.

Damaging winds and gusty showers and thunderstorms over southern SA.

Weather Situation: Gusty showers and thunderstorms developing in a vigorous west to northwesterly airflow today and Friday.

Damaging winds are possible across the warning area mostly associated with showers and thunderstorms with gusts in excess of 90 km/h. Showers and thunderstorms will also produce short bursts of heavy rainfall.

Strong west to northwesterly winds locally reaching 50-65 km/h with gusts of around 90 km/h are expected this evening and continuing into Friday.

Locations which may be affected include Adelaide, Port Lincoln, Whyalla, Mount Gambier, Ceduna and Kingscote.

There has been reports of property damage at Kingscote on Kangaroo Island earlier this morning and at Kadina on Yorke Peninsula this afternoon.

Tree and powerline damage has been reported across parts of Adelaide Metro between 3:30 and 4pm resulting in some power outages.

A wind gust of 98km/h was recorded at Roseworthy at 3:50pm and 82km/h at Edinburgh Airport at 3:30pm.

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.