Fire Weather Warning


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Fire Weather Warning
for the Mallee and Wimmera forecast districts

Issued at 4:33 am EDT on Wednesday 13 December 2017.

Weather Situation

Hot to very hot and dry conditions are expected across Victoria during Wednesday, with moderate to fresh north to northwesterly winds over western and central districts. A fresh and gusty west to southwesterly wind change will enter the west of the State later in the afternoon then progress eastward to reach central areas at night.

For the rest of Wednesday 13 December:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Mallee and Wimmera

The CFA advises that you:

  • 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.