Fire Weather Warning

IDW30000

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Warning
for the Central West, Gascoyne, Lower West (including Perth), Nelson, Roe, Ninghan and Jilbadgie fire weather districts

Issued at 3:41 pm WST on Thursday 20 January 2022.

Weather Situation

Very hot and dry conditions from the Gascoyne down the west coast to the South West Land Division. Moderate E to NE'ly winds, locally fresh in the Gascoyne this morning. Wind tending E to SE'ly this afternoon with moderate to fresh afternoon coastal sea breezes.

For Friday 21 January:

Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather districts:
Gascoyne Coast and Coastal Central West - North

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather districts:
Inland Central West, Lower West (including Perth), Gascoyne Inland, Coastal Central West - South, Nelson, Roe, Ninghan and Jilbadgie

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises you to:

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

For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.dfes.wa.gov.au.

The next warning will be issued by 5:00 am WST Friday.

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