Source: Bureau of Meteorology
Issued at 4:11 pm CDT on Thursday 19 December 2019.
Very hot and dry. Winds becoming north to northwesterly and strengthening to
35-50 km/h with gusts to around 70 km/h from mid-morning. A cooler, squally southwest to southerly wind change 30-55 km/h moving across the State during the day. Gusty thunderstorms with little rainfall and areas of raised dust.
For Friday 20 December:
Catastrophic Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Lower Eyre Peninsula, Mid North, Mount Lofty Ranges, Yorke Peninsula, Kangaroo Island and Lower South East
Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast district:
Eastern Eyre Peninsula
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
North West Pastoral, North East Pastoral, West Coast, Flinders, Adelaide Metropolitan, Riverland, Murraylands and Upper South East
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.
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