Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning
Fire Weather Warning
for the Maranoa and Warrego forecast district.
Issued at 4:47 am EST on Thursday 26 November 2015.
A surface trough will move eastwards over central and southern Queensland
today. Fresh and gusty winds ahead of this trough will combine with hot
conditions to produce increased fire dangers through the southern interior of
the state. Severe fire dangers are expected over southern parts of the Maranoa
and Warrego forecast district.
For the rest of Thursday 26 November:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast district:
Maranoa and Warrego
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.
The old saying is that you know it is hot when birds start falling out of the sky.
El Nino reared its head this spring, delivering a scorcher to New South Wales.