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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, West Coast, Eastern Eyre
Peninsula, Flinders, Mid North, Mount Lofty Ranges and Yorke Peninsula forecast
districts.

Issued at 5:37 am CDT on Sunday 26 October 2014.

Weather Situation
Hot to very hot and dry with north to northwesterly winds around 30-45 km/h
ahead of a cooler west to southwesterly change around 30-45 km/h. The change
will be near Ceduna around mid morning and will extend eastwards across the
State to be near Adelaide early evening. Possible thunderstorms with little
rainfall ahead and with the change.

For the rest of Sunday 26 October:

Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Flinders and Mid North
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:
North West Pastoral, North East Pastoral, West Coast, Eastern Eyre Peninsula,
Mount Lofty Ranges and Yorke Peninsula
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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