UPDATED 3.45pm: A STRONG front moving across the Yorke Peninsula is expected to reach the SE coast during the next few hours.
Heavy showers and possible thunderstorms will accompany the front as well as possible damaging northwest to westerly winds with gusts in excess of 90km/h.
In the early hours of Saturday there will be more showers, isolated thunderstorms and damaging winds as a second front sweeps across the State.
Further damaging winds are forecast overnight and on Saturday morning, with the second front.
Locations which may be affected include Adelaide, Mount Barker, Victor Harbor, Port Lincoln, Kingscote, Maitland, Clare, Murray Bridge, Keith and Mount Gambier.
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 warning is due to be issued by 6:45 pm at the Bureau of Meteorology website.
During severe weather, the SES advises the following precautions:
· ensure loose items such as outdoor furniture, garden tools and children’s play equipment (such as trampolines and cubby houses) are put away or secured
· park vehicles undercover and well away from trees
· stay indoors and away from windows and skylights when weather conditions are severe
· stay away from fallen powerlines. Always assume fallen powerlines are live – they should be reported to SA Power Networks on 13 13 66
· never walk, ride or drive through floodwaters
· shelter and secure pets and other animals, and
· check weather forecasts regularly and listen to local radio for updates.