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 Thursday 18 December 2014.

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


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