Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Adelaide Metropolitan, Mount Lofty Ranges, Lower Eyre Peninsula, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula, Flinders, Mid North, Kangaroo Island, Riverland, Murraylands, Upper South East, Lower South East and parts of West Coast, North West Pastoral and North East Pastoral districts.

Issued at 4:34 am Wednesday, 11 October 2017.

Weather Situation: A rain band with embedded thunderstorms will move quickly eastwards across the State during Wednesday, associated with a cold front that is expected to reach a line Tarcoola to Stenhouse Bay late morning, Hawker to Mount Gambier mid afternoon and Moomba late evening.

North to northwesterly winds are forecast to increase ahead of the cold front early Wednesday morning. Damaging wind gusts of 90 to 120 km/h are possible in the west of the area early Wednesday morning then extending eastern parts later in the morning. Damaging wind gusts will be mostly associated with showers and thunderstorms and over elevated ground, ahead of and with the front.

Locations which may be affected include Adelaide, Port Lincoln, Port Pirie, Clare, Maitland and Jamestown.

A wind gust of 87 km/h was recorded at Wudinna at 3.50 am.

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.