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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, North East Pastoral, Eastern Eyre Peninsula,
Flinders, Mid North, Yorke Peninsula, Riverland and Murraylands forecast
districts.

Issued at 5:53 am CDT on Monday 21 November 2016.

Weather Situation
Hot to very hot and dry ahead of a front moving through during the day with
north to northwesterly winds increasing to 40-50 km/h during the morning. Winds
shifting cooler southwest to southerly behind the front generally 30-40 km/h.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

For the rest of Monday 21 November:

Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
North West Pastoral, Flinders and Mid North

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
North East Pastoral, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula, Riverland and
Murraylands

The Country Fire Service advises you to:
- 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.
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.cfs.sa.gov.au.

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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