FIRE BANS: FAR NORTH TOWNS WILL REACH 48C ON NEW YEAR’S DAY

 Total Fire Bans have been declared in EIGHT fire ban districts across the State.

Interactive Weather Map of heat affected areas of South Australia for 1 January 2014
Interactive Weather Map of heat affected areas of South Australia for 1 January 2014

Temperature forecast for the region for Wednesday 1 January 2014

Coober Pedy 48, Roxby Downs 48
Oodnadatta 47, Marree 47, Woomera 47
Leigh Creek 46, Copley 46, Tarcoola 46, Moomba 46
Port Augusta 45, Ernabella 44, Hawker 42
Minnipa 40, Renmark 40, Port Pirie 39, Snowtown 39
Nullarbor 38, Wudinna 38, Whyalla 38
Cleve 37, Roseworthy 37, Yongala 37
Ceduna 36, Streaky Bay 36, Clare 36
Cummins 35, Kadina 35, Murray Bridge 34, Nuriootpa 34
Maitland 33, Coles Point 31, Minlaton 31, Port Lincoln 29

The SA Country Fire Service (CFS) and SA Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) are on high alert today in anticipation of the high fire risk generated by hot weather across South Australia.

CFS and MFS are asking South Australians to consider the state’s firefighters during their New Year’s Eve celebrations, with a warning about undertaking outdoor activities that could cause a fire, including the use of barbecues and fireworks.