Weather

Fire Weather Warning for SA

1 March 2019 05:38 CDT

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

Fire Weather Warning
for the West Coast, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Lower Eyre Peninsula, Mount Lofty
Ranges, Yorke Peninsula, Kangaroo Island and Lower South East forecast
districts.

Issued at 5:37 am CDT on Friday 1 March 2019.

Weather Situation
Very hot, dry and windy with northerly winds increasing to 30-45 km/h during
the morning, easing to 20-35 km/h during the afternoon, ahead of a gusty
southwest to southerly change moving across the Nullarbor late afternoon and
evening. Possible dry thunderstorms in the far west.

For the rest of Friday 1 March:

Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Mount Lofty Ranges and Lower South East

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
West Coast, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Lower Eyre Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula and
Kangaroo Island

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.