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Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning for SA

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

Fire Weather Warning
for the North West Pastoral, West Coast, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Lower Eyre
Peninsula, Flinders, Mid North, Mount Lofty Ranges, Yorke Peninsula and
Kangaroo Island forecast districts.

Issued at 6:00 am CDT on Tuesday 21 October 2014.

Weather Situation
Hot, dry and windy with northeast to northwest winds 35-55 km/h at times ahead
of a wind change moving east during the day. Winds turning southwest to
southerly behind the change. High based thundery showers west of Ceduna
extending eastwards during the day.

For the rest of Tuesday 21 October:

Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
North West Pastoral, West Coast and Eastern Eyre Peninsula
The Country Fire Service advises that fires burning under these conditions are
likely to be fast-moving and uncontrollable.

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Lower Eyre Peninsula, Flinders, Mid North, Mount Lofty Ranges, Yorke Peninsula
and Kangaroo Island
The Country Fire Service advises that fires burning under these conditions are
likely to be fast-moving and uncontrollable.

The Country Fire Service advises:
- Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
- Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station,
www.cfs.sa.gov.au, and www.bom.gov.au.
Ensure you have the latest information on Total Fire Bans and how to prepare
for fires. Visit the CFS web page at www.cfs.sa.gov.au or call the CFS Bushfire
Information Hotline on 1300 362 361.

No further warnings will be issued for this event, but the situation will
continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.

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