Fire Weather Warning


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Fire Weather Warning
for the Eastern Riverina fire area

Issued at 4:35 am EDT on Saturday 5 December 2020.

Weather Situation

Warm to hot and gusty north to northwesterly winds forecast for today in the west leading to elevated fire dangers. This is due to a cold front which is forecast to enter to state's west around midday, tracking east as the day progresses.

For the rest of Saturday 5 December:

Very High Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire area:
Eastern Riverina

The NSW Rural Fire Service advises you to:

  • Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
  • Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station, and
  • Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.

For information on preparing for bushfires go to

No further warnings will be issued for this event, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.