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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 1100 CST Friday 29 AUGUST 2014
for today

Fresh, dry and gusty 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 Saturday 30 August
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.

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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