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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, West Coast, Eastern Eyre
Peninsula and Flinders forecast districts.

Issued at 5:42 am CDT on Tuesday 20 January 2015.

Weather Situation
A wind change will move east across the state Tuesday, beginning just west of
Ceduna in the early morning, then to Woomera south to Port Lincoln by noon,
pushing over the Flinders by late afternoon. Northerly winds of 10 to 20 km/h
will increase through the day to 30 to 40 km/h ahead of the wind change, with
post frontal southwest winds of 40 to 50 km/h during the afternoon decreasing
to 25 to 35 km/h overnight.

For the rest of Tuesday 20 January:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
North West Pastoral, North East Pastoral, West Coast, Eastern Eyre Peninsula
and Flinders
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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