Fire Weather Warning

IDV22000

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Fire Weather Warning
for the Mallee, Wimmera, Northern Country, North Central, North East, South West and Central forecast districts

Issued at 4:59 am EDT on Wednesday 22 February 2017.

Weather Situation

Warm to hot and dry conditions are expected across Victoria on Wednesday. Fresh to strong and gusty northerly winds will develop ahead of a milder, fresh southwesterly change over the west of the state in the late afternoon, reaching central districts at night.

For the rest of Wednesday 22 February:

Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast district:
Wimmera

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Mallee, Northern Country, North Central, North East, South West and Central

The CFA advises that you:

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

For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.cfa.vic.gov.au.

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