Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning for SA
Fire Weather Warning
for the Flinders, Mount Lofty Ranges and Lower South East forecast districts.
Issued at 4:25 am CST on Wednesday 27 April 2016.
Warm to hot, dry and windy with north to northwesterly winds increasing to 30
to 50 km/h, possibly 50-60 km/h at times in parts of the Mount Lofty Ranges and
Lower South East. Winds gradually decreasing mid afternoon, before turning
southwest to southerly in the evening.
For the rest of Wednesday 27 April:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Flinders, Mount Lofty Ranges and Lower South East
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.
Crews are working to ease the crisis in South Australia as a storm front moves across the state following yesterday's state-wide blackout.
Tasmanians are being warned to prepare for wind and rains forecast to lash the state on Thursday.