Weather Warnings - NSW Fire Weather Warning
New South Wales
Fire Weather Warning
for the Southern Riverina fire area.
Issued at 2:51 am EDT on Monday 27 March 2017.
A low pressure trough will move across the southern and central districts of
New South Wales on Monday. Hot, dry and gusty west/northwesterly winds are
expected across the southern inland ahead of the trough, and a fresh and gusty
southwesterly change is expected to accompany the passage of the trough.
For the rest of Monday 27 March:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire area:
The NSW Rural Fire Service advises you to:
- Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
- Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station,
www.rfs.nsw.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.rfs.nsw.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.
A tropical cyclone may form in Australian waters during the next 24 hours, although the system will have little impact on our mainland.
Parts of eastern and southeast Australia experienced their coldest temperatures in at least six months this morning.
Tasmania's heritage buildings are taking a battering from gusty winds they were not designed to withstand.