Below is an example of a Fire Weather Warning that was issued for Western Australia.
Issued at 3:12 am WST on Wednesday 23 January 2013.
Fresh and gusty sea breezes in coastal parts near the west coast. Hot and windy conditions through the eastern parts of the state east of a surface trough.
For the rest of Wednesday 23 January:
Catastrophic Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather district:
Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather districts:
Goldfields and South Interior
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather districts:
Esperance Shire, Gascoyne Coast and North Interior
If you are in a CATASTROPHIC Fire Danger area:
If you are in a SEVERE or EXTREME Fire Danger area:
For further bushfire advice and information on total fire bans go to: www.dfes.wa.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.