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Mt Lofty Ranges Forecast
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IDS11041 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology South Australia Mount Lofty Ranges District Forecast Issued at 4:25 pm CST on Sunday 28 August 2016 for the period until midnight CST Thursday 1 September 2016. Warning Information For latest warnings go to www.bom.gov.au, subscribe to RSS feeds, call 1300-659-215* or listen for warnings on relevant TV and radio broadcasts. Weather Situation A high pressure system over New South Wales will move eastwards to be over Tasman Sea by Monday, then remain slow moving. A deep low southwest of the Bight will weaken as it moves southeastwards across waters to the south of the State during Sunday to Tuesday. Forecast for the rest of Sunday 28 August Partly cloudy. Winds northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h turning northerly 25 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Forecast for Monday 29 August Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 18. Mount Barker Rain. Min 9 Max 17 Nuriootpa Rain. Min 8 Max 16 Parawa Rain. Min 9 Max 14 Stirling Rain. Min 10 Max 15 Strathalbyn Rain. Min 10 Max 18 Victor Harbor Rain. Min 8 Max 18 Sun protection 10:20am to 2:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate] Forecast for Tuesday 30 August Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning, easing to showers by evening. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h turning northwesterly in the late morning and afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 19. Mount Barker Rain easing. Min 9 Max 19 Nuriootpa Rain easing. Min 8 Max 18 Parawa Rain at times. Min 9 Max 15 Stirling Rain easing. Min 9 Max 16 Strathalbyn Rain easing. Min 10 Max 20 Victor Harbor Rain at times. Min 9 Max 19 Forecast for Wednesday 31 August Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 17. Mount Barker Possible shower. Min 8 Max 17 Nuriootpa Shower or two. Min 7 Max 16 Parawa Shower or two. Min 9 Max 13 Stirling Shower or two. Min 9 Max 14 Strathalbyn Possible shower. Min 10 Max 18 Victor Harbor Shower or two. Min 8 Max 17 Forecast for Thursday 1 September Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 17. Mount Barker Shower or two. Min 6 Max 16 Nuriootpa Shower or two. Min 5 Max 15 Parawa Possible shower. Min 7 Max 12 Stirling Shower or two. Min 7 Max 14 Strathalbyn Shower or two. Min 7 Max 17 Victor Harbor Possible shower. Min 6 Max 16 The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am CST Monday. * Calls to 1300 numbers cost around 27.5c incl. GST, higher from mobiles or public phones. Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2011, Bureau of Meteorology (ABN 92 637 533 532). Users of these web pages are deemed to have read and accepted the conditions described in the Copyright, Disclaimer, and Privacy statements (http://www.bom.gov.au/other/copyright.shtml).
A server and security upgrade rendered the weather photo gallery inoperable. Sadly its return as it was is unlikely. If you are interested in any of the older referenced images please contact us and we will provide access to the image.
Current weather conditions are sadly permanently offline! The webcam is also still offline with no ETA on its return. If anyone wishes to contribute time and energy they can be restored!
On 26-10-2014 a very active storm passed
overhead with a strike to the house taking out my weather station
and the PC that ran it and the webcam. It has left me with complete
system failure and it is unknown as to how long it will be before
I can get it back online, or indeed if it returns at all.
You can read a bit about the storm plus images here..