Source: Bureau of Meteorology
for the Australian Capital Territory, Monaro Alpine, Southern Ranges and Southern Slopes fire areas
Issued at 8:31 am EDT on Saturday 28 December 2019.
Hot and windy conditions are bringing elevated fire dangers to the southern ranges and slopes on Saturday.
For the rest of Saturday 28 December:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire area:
Australian Capital Territory, Southern Ranges
Very High Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
Monaro Alpine and Southern Slopes
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