Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Eastern Eyre Peninsula and parts of West Coast districts.

Issued at 10:21 am Wednesday, 16 February 2022.

Heavy rain and storms over the Eyre Peninsula today

Weather Situation: An upper trough approaching Eyre Peninsula will interact with the humid airmass over the state causing enhanced rainfall and thunderstorms.

HEAVY RAINFALL which may lead to FLASH FLOODING has developed in the early hours of this morning across the Eyre Peninsula and eastern parts of the West Coast, and is forecast to continue through the remainder of the morning as it contracts east.

Six-hourly rainfall totals of around 30 to 50mm are forecast, with localised higher rainfall rates possible with thunderstorms.

Rainfall rates have currently eased over the Lower Eyre Peninsula, with higher falls contracting to the northeast this morning.

HEAVY RAINFALL is forecast to ease Wednesday afternoon, but localised thunderstorms may redevelop during the afternoon, and a Severe Thunderstorm Warning may be issued this afternoon if required.

Locations which may be affected include Wudinna, Cleve and Kimba.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in the Lower Eyre Peninsula district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

Significant rainfall observations for this event up to 10:00am:

36.8mm recorded at Cummins Aero

35.4mm recorded at Minnipa

34.8mm recorded at Port Lincoln

33.2mm recorded at Wudinna

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Don't drive, ride or walk through flood water;
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains;
* Stay indoors, away from windows, while conditions are severe.