Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for SA

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Severe Weather Warning
for Damaging Winds

for parts of North West Pastoral and North East Pastoral districts.

Issued at 4:46 pm Tuesday, 19 October 2021.

Hot to very hot on Wednesday with northerly winds ahead of a gusty southwesterly change.

Weather Situation
Northeast to northerly winds increasing early Wednesday ahead of a vigorous southwesterly change extending from the west.
DAMAGING WINDS for the following areas:
North West Pastoral and North East Pastoral
Damaging southwesterly winds averaging 50-70 km/h, with peak gusts of 90-100 km/h, are expected to develop near and following a cooler change extending from the west.
The change is expected to develop in the west of the area around midday on Wednesday, then extend eastwards to reach eastern parts late afternoon or early evening.
Areas of raised dust are also likely ahead of and following the change.
Locations which may be affected include Marla, Coober Pedy, Oodnadatta, Dalhousie Springs, Tarcoola and the area around Emu Junction.

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 ACDT Tuesday.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at or call 1300 659 210. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
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