Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Darwin Regional Forecasting Centre
FIRE WEATHER WARNING
For the northwest Darwin-Daly District
Issued by the BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
at 1700 CST Saturday 26 JULY 2014
Moderate to fresh, dry and gusty east to southeast winds are expected to cause
SEVERE FIRE DANGER over the northwest Darwin-Daly District during Sunday.
Fires will be very difficult to control, unpredictable, fast moving and very
dangerous. Measures to ensure survival should be the primary consideration.
Call 000 [Triple Zero] in an Emergency. For information on preparing for
bushfires go to www.securent.nt.gov.au
The Chief Fire Control Officer, Bushfires NT and the Director, NT Fire and
Rescue Service have declared a FIRE BAN DAY for 24 hours commencing 5 am Sunday
27 July 2014.
No person shall light a fire or cause a fire to be lit in the open in the
portion of the Northern Territory lying within the Darwin Emergency Response
Area and the Vernon Fire Control Region, including Litchfield and Coomalie
NOTE: This includes the BATCHELOR and ADELAIDE RIVER Emergency Response Areas.
DARWIN Regional Forecasting Centre.