New South Wales 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 18 January 2017.

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


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