NSW Fire Weather Warning


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Source: Bureau of Meteorology

for the Greater Hunter, Greater Sydney Region, Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Far South Coast, Monaro Alpine, Southern Ranges, Central Ranges and North Western fire areas

Issued at 11:00 am EDT on Thursday 23 January 2020.
Weather Situation

High temperatures and gusty winds associated with the passage of a trough will bring elevated fire dangers to parts of New South Wales today.
For the rest of Thursday 23 January:

Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire area:
Southern Ranges

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
Greater Hunter, Greater Sydney Region, Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Far South Coast, Monaro Alpine, 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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