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Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Warning
for the Gascoyne, Exmouth Gulf Coast, Coastal Central West - North and Inland
Central West - North fire weather districts.

Issued at 3:02 am WST on Tuesday 21 January 2014.

Weather Situation
Fresh southeasterly winds over the western Gascoyne and northern Central West
on Tuesday with fresh southwesterly winds in the afternoon through the western
Pilbara and down the west coast.

For the rest of Tuesday 21 January:

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

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather districts:
Exmouth Gulf Coast, Gascoyne Inland, Coastal Central West - North and Inland
Central West - North

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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