Fire Weather Warning

IDS20290

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

Fire Weather Warning
for the North West Pastoral, Flinders and Mid North forecast districts

Issued at 4:16 pm CDT on Thursday 23 October 2014.

Weather Situation

Hot and dry with generally northwest to westerly winds 25-40 km/h ahead of a southwest to southerly wind change during the afternoon. Possible afternoon thundery showers with little rainfall.

For Friday 24 October:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
North West Pastoral, Flinders and Mid North
The Country Fire Service advises that fires burning under these conditions are likely to be fast-moving and uncontrollable.

The Country Fire Service advises:

  • 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.

Ensure you have the latest information on Total Fire Bans and how to prepare for fires. Visit the CFS web page at www.cfs.sa.gov.au or call the CFS Bushfire Information Hotline on 1300 362 361.

The next warning will be issued by 7:00 am CDT Friday.