Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning for SA
Fire Weather Warning
for the North West Pastoral, North East Pastoral, Eastern Eyre Peninsula,
Flinders, Mid North, Yorke Peninsula, Riverland and Murraylands forecast
Issued at 5:53 am CDT on Monday 21 November 2016.
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
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.
Temperatures will remain above 40 degrees Celsius in parts of central and southern Queensland until at least Wednesday next week, the Bureau of Meterology (BOM) warns.
Hot weather can take a serious toll on our health.
The sort of temperatures that see roads melt and cold taps flowing with boiling water are set to scorch Sydney and northern New South Wales over the next few days with the weather bureau officially forecasting a rare "extreme heatwave".