Fairfax Media Network

Weather News

Mid-week warmth in Adelaide

Willemien Phelan, Wednesday September 26, 2012 - 10:32 EST

Adelaide is heading for a warm Wednesday ahead of a wintry weekend.

Northerly winds are building today across SA ahead of a trough. These northerlies are drawing warm interior air southwards, raising temperatures into the summer-like domain.

Nights have been mild across the state. In Adelaide the temperature stayed above 13 degrees all night, which is 3 degrees above their average minimum and their warmest night since May.

Elsewhere in the state Ceduna residents may have been tossing blankets off through their night, which stayed warmer than 19 degrees, 11 above average.

This morning Adelaide has already reached 21 degrees by 9am this morning and should reach a top of 28 this afternoon.

The trough will reach Adelaide this evening which will only cause the winds to change into a westerly direction. A stronger change is expected to reach the city early morning on Friday. This will be accompanied by showers and a cold winds which will bring a more winter-like feel to the weekend.

Make sure to check weatherzone.com.au for the latest updates.

- Weatherzone

© Weatherzone 2012

More breaking news

ABC News
Sydney Morning Herald
National Nine News
News Limited

Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Perth swelters in heatwave, breaking 50-year-old weather record

00:58 EDT

Perth has recorded above 40 degree Celsius temperatures for three days in a row, melting a February record which has stood for more than 50 years.

Isisford's dream for a medical museum a step closer with drought funding

19:41 EDT

The plan to turn a historic outback Queensland hospital building into a medical museum is a step closer to reality with the project given more than $140,000 in drought funding.

Roma cattle prices driven to record levels by restocker demand

18:16 EDT

Records tumbled at the Roma saleyards, where strong demand saw a record price of $1,880 paid for a cow and calf unit.