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Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory
Darwin Regional Forecasting Centre

WARNING

FIRE WEATHER WARNING
For the northwest Darwin-Daly District

Issued by the BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
at 1700 CST Saturday 4 OCTOBER 2014
for the rest of today

Fire Danger over Litchfield and Coomalie Shires has eased - no further warnings
will be issued.

FIRE BAN
The Chief Fire Control Officer, Bushfires NT and the Director, NT Fire and
Rescue Service advise that a FIRE BAN DAY remains in effect until 5 am Sunday 5
October 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 PRIMARY RESPONSE ZONES,
including the Litchfield and Coomalie Shires.

NOTE: This includes the BATCHELOR and ADELAIDE RIVER Emergency Response Areas.

DARWIN Regional Forecasting Centre.
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