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 4:10 pm EDT on Tuesday 21 February 2017.

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


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