NSW Fire Weather Warning


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Source: Bureau of Meteorology

for the North Coast, Greater Hunter, Greater Sydney Region, Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Monaro Alpine, Southern Ranges, Central Ranges, New England, Northern Slopes, North Western, Lower Central West Plains, Southern Slopes, Eastern Riverina and Southern Riverina fire areas

Issued at 2:49 pm EDT on Friday 20 December 2019.

Weather Situation
Very hot, dry and windy conditions are bringing elevated fire dangers in many parts of the eastern half of the state for today and on Saturday.

For the rest of Friday 20 December:
Severe Fire Danger in the following fire area:
Central Ranges

Very High Fire Danger in the following fire areas:
Southern Ranges, Northern Slopes, North Western and Southern Slopes

For Saturday 21 December:
Catastrophic Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
Greater Sydney Region, Illawarra/Shoalhaven and Southern Ranges

Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
Greater Hunter and Central Ranges

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
Monaro Alpine, Northern Slopes, North Western and Southern Slopes

Very High Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
North Coast, New England, Lower Central West Plains, Eastern Riverina and Southern Riverina

The NSW Rural Fire Service advises you to:

Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station, www.rfs.nsw.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
The Rural Fire Service advises that if you are in an area of Severe Fire Danger:

If you plan to leave finalise your options and leave early on the day
Only stay if your home is well prepared and you can actively defend it
Prepare for the emotional, mental and physical impact of defending your property - if in doubt, leave.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.rfs.nsw.gov.au.

Total Fire Ban and Current Fire Danger Map


 

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