Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning for SA
Fire Weather Warning
for the North West Pastoral, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Mid North and Yorke
Peninsula forecast districts.
Issued at 4:32 am CST on Monday 4 May 2015.
A warm to hot and windy day. North to northwesterly winds increasing to 30-50
km/h during the morning, and further to 40-60 km/h in parts, ahead of a cooler
westerly change 35-50 km/h moving eastwards across the warning area during the
afternoon and evening.
For the rest of Monday 4 May:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
North West Pastoral, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Mid North 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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