Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 3:54 am Tuesday, 20 July 2021.

Damaging winds and gusty showers and thunderstorms over southern SA this morning.

Weather Situation: A vigorous west to southwesterly flow is causing damaging wind gusts over southeastern SA this morning.

Strong west to southwesterly winds locally reaching 50-65 km/h with gusts in excess of 90 km/h are expected Tuesday morning. Damaging winds with gusts in excess of 90km/h are possible across the warning area, mostly associated with passing showers and thunderstorms. Showers and thunderstorms may also produce short bursts of heavy rainfall. Winds are forecast to ease during later during the morning and into the afternoon.

Locations which may be affected include Adelaide, Clare, Maitland, Murray Bridge, Kingscote and Jamestown.

A gust of 96km/h recorded at Neptune Island at 345am this morning.

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.