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 Friday 31 October 2014.

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


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