Marine Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning for SA
South Australia Regional Office
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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
for DAMAGING WIND and HEAVY RAINFALL
For people in parts of the
North West Pastoral district.
Issued at 5:56 pm Saturday, 28 February 2015.
Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall
that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours.
Locations which may be affected include Ernabella, Amata, the area around Emu
Junction and parts of the Great Victoria Desert.
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Secure or put away loose items around your property.
* Move cars under cover or away from trees.
* Keep clear of fallen power lines.
* Don't drive, ride or walk through flood water.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* Stay indoors, away from windows, while storms are nearby.
The next warning is due to be issued by 9:00 pm.
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.
Snowfalls are starting to ease in southern Tasmania but many schools and roads remain closed.
Spring-like temperatures are bathing central and northern parts of New South Wales today, with some places experiencing record temperatures for this time of the year.
Areas of rain rolled across southern New South Wales yesterday and into early this morning, bringing some of the best August rainfall in several years for some places.