Fire Weather Warning

IDN22000

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Fire Weather Warning
for the Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Southern Ranges, Central Ranges and Southern Slopes fire areas

Issued at 3:59 pm EDT on Tuesday 17 January 2017.

Weather Situation

Hot to very hot northwesterly winds ahead of a south to southwest change moving through the south in the morning and extending through central parts during the afternoon.

For Wednesday 18 January:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Southern Ranges, Central Ranges and Southern Slopes

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, www.rfs.nsw.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
  • Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.

For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.rfs.nsw.gov.au.

The next warning will be issued by 5:00 am EDT Wednesday.