Weather Warnings - Canberra Fire Weather Warning
New South Wales
Fire Weather Warning
for the Australian Capital Territory.
Issued at 4:15 am EDT on Friday 17 February 2017.
A front is forecast to enter far south of NSW on Friday morning. Hot and dry
weather conditions with fresh west northwesterly winds ahead of the front is
forecast to bring severe fire danger in ACT on Friday.
For the rest of Friday 17 February:
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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