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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 0500 CST Wednesday 1 OCTOBER 2014
for Wednesday

Moderate to fresh, dry and gusty east to southeast winds are expected to cause
SEVERE FIRE DANGER over the northwest Darwin-Daly District today.

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

FIRE BAN
The Chief Fire Control Officer, Bushfires NT and the Director, NT Fire and
Rescue Service have declared a FIRE BAN DAY valid until 5 am Thursday 2 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 VERNON Fire Protection Zone
and the DARWIN Emergency Response Area.

NOTE: This includes the BATCHELOR and ADELAIDE RIVER Emergency Response Areas,
and the Litchfield and Coomalie Shires.

DARWIN Regional Forecasting Centre.

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