Fire Weather Warning


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Fire Weather Warning
for the Mallee forecast district

Issued at 3:35 pm EDT on Saturday 3 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over Bass Strait is moving eastwards and will link with an existing high pressure system over the Tasman Sea tonight. A cold front will cross waters south of the Bight Sunday morning and is expected to reach western Victoria late in the evening before crossing the remainder of the State overnight and Monday morning.

For Sunday 4 December:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast district:
Warm to hot conditions are expected during Sunday with light to moderate northerly winds tending northwesterly and freshening during the afternoon then easing later in the evening. Isolated showers and thunderstorms extending from the west during the afternoon and evening although little rain expected.

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

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