Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning for SA

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

Fire Weather Warning

for North East Pastoral, Flinders, Mid North and Riverland forecast districts

Issued at 05:39 AM CDT on Wednesday 22 January 2020

Weather Situation
Hot to very hot in the northeast with fresh to strong and squally, north to northwest winds, reaching gale force over the Northeast Pastoral, ahead of a strong and gusty west to southwesterly change near a line Ceduna to Pt Lincoln around sunrise, Whyalla to Adelaide late morning, then Marree to Broken Hill early evening. Areas of raised dust inland, with reduced visibility. Possible squally thunderstorms over the Pastoral, Flinders and Riverland districts in the afternoon and evening and over the southern coast of the Lower South East late evening.

For the rest of Wednesday 22 January:
Severe Fire Danger for the following areas:
North East Pastoral, Flinders, Mid North and Riverland

The Country Fire Service advises you to:
Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station,, and
Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.

For information on preparing for bushfires go to
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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