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Weather Warnings - Canberra Fire Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Fire Weather Warning
for the Australian Capital Territory.

Issued at 4:31 am EDT on Sunday 18 March 2018.

Weather Situation
Hot, dry and windy conditions will affect the ACT today ahead of a trough and
associated cold front.

For the rest of Sunday 18 March:

Severe Fire Danger in the following fire area:
Australian Capital Territory

The ACT Emergency Services Agency advises you to:
- Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
- Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station,
www.esa.act.gov.au/actrfs/ and www.bom.gov.au.
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.esa.act.gov.au/actrfs/.

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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