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Old Feb 2nd 2014, 8:18 am   #1
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Exclamation Victoria | Fire Weather Warning(s)

Issued at 4:21 pm EDT on Sunday 2 February 2014.


A low pressure trough will sweep across across Victoria tonight and Monday with a milder southerly air stream to follow.

For Monday 3 February:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Mallee, Northern Country and North Central

The CFA advises that you
  • Monitor the weather at www.bom.gov.au and the fire situation at www.cfa.vic.gov.au, or through your emergency broadcasters: ABC and commercial radio stations and SKY News TV.
  • Call '000' if you see flames.
  • Check your bushfire survival plan now.
For more information on fire danger ratings and actions refer to www.cfa.vic.gov.au.

Prepare. Act. Survive.


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Issued at 4:23 pm EDT on Sunday 2 February 2014.

The Country Fire Authority has declared a day of Total Fire Ban for Monday 03 February for the South West, North Central, Mallee, Northern Country, Wimmera, East Gippsland, North East, Central and West and South Gippsland Total Fire Ban Districts.

The Country Fire Authority has declared a day of Total Fire Ban for Sunday 02 February for the South West, North Central and Central Total Fire Ban Districts.

For further information regarding Fire Bans and other Fire Restrictions contact The Country Fire Authority on 1800 240 667 or visit http://cfa.vic.gov.au/

CFA advises people living in areas at risk of fire to activate their bushfire plan.
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Fire Ban Advice

Issued at 4:02 pm EDT on Friday 7 February 2014.

The Country Fire Authority has declared a day of Total Fire Ban for Saturday 08 February for the South West, North Central, Mallee, Northern Country, Wimmera, East Gippsland, North East, Central and West and South Gippsland Total Fire Ban Districts.

For further information regarding Fire Bans and other Fire Restrictions contact The Country Fire Authority on 1800 240 667 or visit http://cfa.vic.gov.au/

CFA advises people living in areas at risk of fire to activate their bushfire plan.

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Fire Weather Warning for the North Central and South West forecast districts

Issued at 4:04 pm EDT on Friday 7 February 2014.

A hot to very hot and mostly sunny day with light to moderate north to northwesterly winds and afternoon coastal seabreezes. Winds shifting milder southwesterly in the west at night.

For Saturday 8 February:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
North Central and South West

The CFA advises that you
  • Monitor the weather at www.bom.gov.au and the fire situation at www.cfa.vic.gov.au, or through your emergency broadcasters: ABC and commercial radio stations and SKY News TV.
  • Call '000' if you see flames.
  • Check your bushfire survival plan now.
  • For more information on fire danger ratings and actions refer to www.cfa.vic.gov.au.
  • Prepare. Act. Survive.
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Amazing picture of the Gippsland fire - covering an area the size of Melbourne.
My son's house is a little pinprick of light in the top right.NASA satellite image
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