Fire Weather Warning

IDS20299

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

Fire Weather Warning
for the North East Pastoral and Flinders forecast districts

Issued at 4:54 am CDT on Wednesday 22 October 2014.

Weather Situation

Hot to very hot and dry with north to northwesterly winds in the east, becoming gusty southwest to southerly 30-50 km/h as a wind change moves through.

For the rest of Wednesday 22 October:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
North East Pastoral and Flinders
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.