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 4 March 2015.

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


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