Fire Weather Warning

IDS20290

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

Fire Weather Warning
for the North West Pastoral forecast district

Issued at 4:31 am CDT on Saturday 31 January 2015.

Weather Situation

Expect warm to hot temperatures, dry weather and a push of southerly winds in the evening. Southeast winds 15 to 25 km/h early morning will become north-northeast 10 to 20 km/h late morning and early afternoon before returning to southeast ahead of south to southwest winds 30 to 45 km/h developing early evening.

For the rest of Saturday 31 January:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast district:
North West Pastoral
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.

No further warnings will be issued for this event, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.