Source: Bureau of Meteorology
for the Greater Hunter, Greater Sydney Region, Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Southern Ranges, Central Ranges, North Western, South Western and Far Western fire areas
Issued at 4:47 pm EDT on Wednesday 22 January 2020.
High temperatures and gusty winds associated with the passage of a trough will bring elevated fire dangers to the western inland for the remainder of today. As the trough moves eastward, elevated fire dangers will affect eastern NSW tomorrow.
For the rest of Wednesday 22 January:
Severe Fire Danger in the following fire areas:
North Western, South Western and Far Western
For Thursday 23 January:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
Greater Hunter, Greater Sydney Region, Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Southern Ranges, Central Ranges and North Western
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.
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