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Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Fire Weather Warning
for the Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt forecast
districts.

Issued at 3:51 am EST on Wednesday 16 August 2017.

Weather Situation
A hot and dry air mass will combine with fresh and gusty northwesterly winds
ahead of a trough to produce severe fire dangers over southeastern parts of the
Maranoa and Warrego district and over western parts of the Darling Downs and
Granite Belt district today.

For the rest of Wednesday 16 August:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt

The Rural Fire Service Queensland advises you to:
- Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
- Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station,
www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.ruralfire.qld.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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