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Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Warning
for the West Kimberley Coast fire weather district.

Issued at 2:30 am WST on Thursday 19 October 2017.

Weather Situation
Hot and dry conditions with fresh and gusty southeasterly winds in the morning
south of Broome. Conditions easing in the afternoon.

For the rest of Thursday 19 October:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather district:
West Kimberley Coast


The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises you to:
- Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
- Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station,
www.dfes.wa.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.dfes.wa.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.
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