Fire Weather Warning

IDS20290

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

Fire Weather Warning
for the North West Pastoral and West Coast forecast districts

Issued at 6:36 am CDT on Saturday 29 November 2014.

Weather Situation

Hot to very hot and generally dry conditions with a change moving into the west to reach a line from Ceduna to Ernabella during the evening. Chance of thundery showers. North to northeasterly winds increasing to 30-40 km/h ahead of the change, shifting milder southwest 25-35 km/h behind the change.

For the rest of Saturday 29 November:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
North West Pastoral and West Coast
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.