New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory Fire Danger Ratings


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

New South Wales Fire Danger Ratings

Issued at 4:08 pm EST on Saturday 23 September 2017.

Fire Area Sunday
Far North Coast Severe
North Coast Severe
Greater Hunter Severe
Greater Sydney Region Severe
Illawarra/Shoalhaven Very High
Far South Coast Very High
Monaro Alpine High
The Australian Capital Territory High
Southern Ranges Very High
Central Ranges Very High
New England Severe
Northern Slopes Severe
North Western Severe
Upper Central West Plains High
Lower Central West Plains High
Southern Slopes High
Eastern Riverina Low-Moderate
Southern Riverina Low-Moderate
Northern Riverina High
South Western High
Far Western High


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