Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 11:10 am Tuesday, 27 July 2021.
Damaging winds today; continuing across southern districts overnight and on Wednesday.

Weather Situation: Vigorous strong to damaging northerly flow ahead of a trough moving across the north this afternoon and evening. A strong cold front will follow in the south, reaching Eyre Peninsula this evening, and the Adelaide area late evening or early Wednesday. This will bring squally westerly winds, showers and isolated thunderstorms and an increased risk of damaging winds, which will continue during Wednesday.
Strong and gusty north to northwesterly winds, becoming damaging with wind speeds of 50 to 65 km/h and gusts of 90-100 km/h at times today.
Winds will generally decrease over northern areas this evening. However, across the south, the risk of damaging winds will continue overnight and on Wednesday, with and following the cold front. Westerly winds 50-65 km/h at times especially near coasts and along the ranges. Gusts over 90 km/h may occur, mainly with squally showers and thunderstorms.

Locations which may be affected include Adelaide, Mount Barker, Maitland, Port Pirie, Wudinna, Port Lincoln, Kingscote and Mount Gambier.

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.