Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Severe Weather Warning
for DAMAGING WINDS
For people in Adelaide Metropolitan, Mount Lofty Ranges, Kangaroo Island, Lower South East and parts of Lower Eyre Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula and Upper South East districts.
Issued at 4:56 pm Monday, 28 May 2018.
Weather Situation: A band of showers and thunderstorms associated with a cold front, located over western Kangaroo Island at 5 pm, is moving east and expected to reach the Adelaide area and the South East this evening. A deepening low pressure system over the Bight is forecast to track south of Kangaroo Island overnight.
Localised damaging wind gusts in excess of 90 km/h may occur in the warning area, as the cold front and band of showers and thunderstorms moves through. Locations which may be affected include Kingscote, Victor Harbor, Robe and Mount Gambier.
Following the cold front, strong and gusty northwest to westerly winds will persist across southern districts. These winds may become locally damaging, averaging 40-65 km/h with gusts of 90-100 km/h, south of roughly Port Lincoln to Minlaton to Strathalbyn to Naracoorte, for a period between this evening and Tuesday morning. Coastal areas and elevated ground are more likely to be affected.
Winds gusts up to 80 km/h were recorded at Port Lincoln Airport and Cape Borda.
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.
The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 11:00 pm ACST Monday.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 215. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
13° 21° late shower Chance of rain: 60% Likely amount: 1-5mm First
Last light Sunrise Sunset 6:44am CST 7:12am CST 5:14pm CST 5:41pm CSTNOW 20.5° Feels Like: 20.5° Relative Humidity: 61% Dew: 12.7° Wind: NNW 17km/h Gust: NNW 17km/h Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm Pressure: 1011.7hPa
Next 7 Days
Today: Partly cloudy. A slight chance of a shower, increasing to a very high chance of showers late this afternoon or evening. The chance of a thunderstorm late this afternoon or evening. Winds N 20 to 30 km/h turning W 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.
Forecast for Adelaide (34.9258°S, 138.5997°E, 38m AMSL) Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Summary Minimum 13° 12° 9° 10° 8° 9° 10° Maximum 21° 16° 16° 17° 18° 18° 17° Chance of rain 60% 60% 20% 10% 5% 40% 40% Likely amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Low Low Low Low Low - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 14
Wind direction N NNW W WSW W W NNE W NE N NNE NNW N SW Relative humidity 79% 62% 61% 55% 59% 55% 77% 60% 69% 49% 62% 50% 68% 64% Dew point 11°C 13°C 8°C 6°C 5°C 7°C 9°C 9°C 6°C 7°C 5°C 7°C 7°C 10°C
Last 7 days
Recently climate history in Adelaide (34.9258°S, 138.5997°E, 38m AMSL) Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Min Max 14.0° 16.8° 12.6° 16.6° 12.7° 16.0° 8.5° 20.1° 14.1° 24.8° 16.8° 19° 13° 22° Rainfall 0.0mm 0.2mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 1.0mm
Past 24 Hours
We're sorry, but there are no historical observations available for Adelaide
Mean rainfall and temperature Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 16.6 28.5 4.4 19.8 16.8 28.5 3.9 20.8 15.2 26.0 5.5 24.0 12.7 22.1 9.4 44.3 10.4 18.6 13.3 68.2 8.5 15.8 14.8 71.7 7.5 14.9 16.2 66.5 8.0 16.1 15.8 61.5 9.2 18.4 13.2 51.1 11.1 21.3 10.9 44.5 13.1 24.4 7.8 30.7 15.1 26.8 6.1 26.3
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