Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning for SA
Fire Weather Warning
for the North West Pastoral and West Coast forecast districts.
Issued at 6:57 am CDT on Sunday 26 March 2017.
A very hot and windy day. North to northeasterly winds 30 to 40 km/h developing
during the morning, reaching 40 to 50 km/h west of Ceduna from about midday
ahead of a gusty west to southwesterly change 30 to 50 km/h reaching Ceduna in
the late afternoon or early evening. Areas of raised dust west of Ceduna. A
possible afternoon or early evening shower or thunderstorm west of Fowlers Bay.
For the rest of Sunday 26 March:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
North West Pastoral and West Coast
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.
Large areas of southern Australia can expect a foggy start to the next few mornings, reducing visibility for the first few hours, even in the southeastern capitals.
The strongest southeasterly wind surge since last Dry Season has swept out any lingering sticky humidity from the summer over a large swathe of the central and eastern tropics.
As the mercury plummets across South Australia ahead of winter, coastal properties are preparing for the inevitable storm surges.