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 4:35 am EDT on Wednesday 7 October 2015.

Fire Area Wednesday
Far North Coast Very High
North Coast Very 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 Low-Moderate
Southern Ranges Low-Moderate
Central Ranges High
New England Very High
Northern Slopes High
North Western Very High
Upper Central West Plains Low-Moderate
Lower Central West Plains Low-Moderate
Southern Slopes Low-Moderate
Eastern Riverina Low-Moderate
Southern Riverina Low-Moderate
Northern Riverina Low-Moderate
South Western Low-Moderate
Far Western High


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