Weather Warnings - Total Fire Ban For South Australia

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

Fire Weather Warning

for North West Pastoral, North East Pastoral, West Coast, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Lower Eyre Peninsula, Flinders, Mid North, Mount Lofty Ranges, Adelaide Metropolitan, Yorke Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, Riverland, Murraylands, Upper South East and Lower South East forecast districts

Issued at 05:52 AM CDT on Monday 30 December 2019

Weather Situation
Very hot and dry with strong and gusty northwesterly winds reaching 40-55 km/h ahead of a strong and gusty southwesterly change around 35-50 km/h. The change is expected over western parts during the morning, central parts and the southeast, including Adelaide, early to mid afternoon and northeastern parts during the evening. Areas of raised dust and gusty thunderstorms with little rainfall are possible. Wind gusts of around 70-90 km/h ahead and near the change, and also with thunderstorms.

For Monday 30 December:
Catastrophic Fire Danger for the following areas:
Mid North, Mount Lofty Ranges and Yorke Peninsula
Extreme Fire Danger for the following areas:
Murraylands and Lower South East
Severe Fire Danger for the following areas:
North West Pastoral, North East Pastoral, West Coast, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Lower Eyre Peninsula, Flinders, Adelaide Metropolitan, Kangaroo Island, Riverland and Upper South East

The Country Fire Service advises you to:
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.
Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.

For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.cfs.sa.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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