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Weather Warnings - NSW Fire Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Fire Weather Warning
for the Lower Central West Plains fire area.

Issued at 2:52 pm EST on Wednesday 6 April 2016.

Weather Situation
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea will direct hot and dry
northwesterly winds across inland New South Wales ahead of a milder southerly
change in the south and west later today.

For the rest of Wednesday 6 April:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire area:
Lower Central West Plains

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.
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