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 Monday 5 December 2016.

Fire Area Monday
Far North Coast Very High
North Coast High
Greater Hunter High
Greater Sydney Region High
Illawarra/Shoalhaven High
Far South Coast Low-Moderate
Monaro Alpine High
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 Severe
Lower Central West Plains Very High
Southern Slopes Low-Moderate
Eastern Riverina Low-Moderate
Southern Riverina High
Northern Riverina High
South Western Low-Moderate
Far Western High


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