Fire Weather Warning


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Fire Weather Warning
for the Mallee, Wimmera and North Central forecast districts

Issued at 4:47 am EDT on Tuesday 17 January 2017.

Weather Situation

Hot to very hot and dry conditions across much of Victoria on Tuesday with moderate to fresh northerly winds tending fresh and gusty west to northwesterly in the afternoon. A southwesterly wind change is forecast to develop about the western and central coasts in the afternoon and push through inland parts during the late afternoon and evening.

For the rest of Tuesday 17 January:

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

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.