Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning for SA
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Fire Weather Warning
for the West Coast, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Lower Eyre Peninsula, Mount Lofty
Ranges and Upper South East forecast districts.
Issued at 6:50 am CDT on Tuesday 1 April 2014.
Hot, dry and windy with northeast to northwesterly winds around 30-40 km/h,
increasing to 35-45 km/h during the late morning about the southern half of the
State, ahead of a southwesterly wind change around 25-40 km/h. The change is
expected to move through the West Coast and Eyre Peninsula during the afternoon
and early evening and Adelaide around midnight. Possible thunderstorms behind
For the rest of Tuesday 1 April:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
West Coast, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Lower Eyre Peninsula, Mount Lofty Ranges
and Upper South East
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.