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Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Warning
for the Gascoyne Coast fire weather district.

Issued at 3:26 am WST on Friday 1 May 2015.

Weather Situation
Severe Tropical Cyclone Quang lies northwest of the western Pilbara and is
moving in a southeasterly direction. Although the cyclone will weaken during
Friday, fresh and gusty east to northeast winds will strengthen over the
northwestern Gascoyne today as the cyclone moves closer to the coast.

For the rest of Friday 1 May:

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

If you are in a SEVERE or EXTREME Fire Danger area:
- The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) advises if a fire starts
and takes hold it will be unpredictable, move very fast and be difficult for
firefighters to bring under control.
For further bushfire advice and information on total fire bans 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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