Weather Warnings - NSW Fire Weather Warning
New South Wales
Fire Weather Warning
for the Lower Central West Plains, Eastern Riverina and Southern Riverina fire
Issued at 4:00 am EDT on Sunday 12 March 2017.
Hot, dry and gusty northwesterly winds are expected over southern and western
parts of New South Wales today ahead of an approaching trough.
For the rest of Sunday 12 March:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
Lower Central West Plains, Eastern Riverina and Southern Riverina
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 cyclone off northern Queensland could intensify to category five by the time it crosses the coast somewhere between Cardwell and Bowen, near Townsville, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.
The Bureau of Meteorology has off the coast of Queensland.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is strengthening quickly on its journey to make landfall, likely between Lucinda and Proserpine on Monday or Tuesday.