New South Wales Fire Danger Ratings


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Updated New South Wales Fire Danger Ratings

Issued at 9:20 am EDT on Thursday 23 January 2020.

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


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