New South Wales Fire Danger Ratings


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

New South Wales Fire Danger Ratings

Issued at 5:05 am EST on Wednesday 22 September 2021.

Fire Area Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Far North Coast High High Very High Very High
North Coast High High High High
Greater Hunter Low-Moderate High High High
Illawarra/Shoalhaven Low-Moderate High High Low-Moderate
Far South Coast Low-Moderate Low-Moderate High Low-Moderate
New England High High High High
Northern Slopes Low-Moderate Low-Moderate High High
North Western Low-Moderate Low-Moderate High High


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