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Weather Warnings - Total Fire Ban For South Australia

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

Fire Weather Warning
for the North West Pastoral, North East Pastoral, Flinders and Riverland
forecast districts.

Issued at 5:28 am CDT on Thursday 13 February 2014.

Weather Situation
Very hot and initially dry in the north of the State with north to
northwesterly winds around 30-45 km/h. Conditions becoming more humid during
the day with patchy rain and thunderstorms extending across the area.

For the rest of Thursday 13 February:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
North West Pastoral, North East Pastoral, Flinders and Riverland
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,, and
Ensure you have the latest information on Total Fire Bans and how to prepare
for fires. Visit the CFS web page at 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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