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 27 March 2017.

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


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