Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning
Fire Weather Warning
for the Mallee, Northern Country and North Central forecast districts.
Issued at 4:55 am EDT on Thursday 2 March 2017.
Hot and dry conditions are expected across northern and western Victoria on
Thursday, with light winds becoming moderate to fresh south to southeasterly
during the afternoon before easing during the evening.
For the rest of Thursday 2 March:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Mallee, Northern Country and North Central
The CFA advises that you:
- Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
- Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station,
www.cfa.vic.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.cfa.vic.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.
A cyclone off northern Queensland could intensify to category four by the time it crosses the coast somewhere between Cardwell and Bowen, near Townsville, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.
The Bureau of Meteorology has off the coast of Queensland.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is strengthening quickly on its journey to make landfall, likely between Lucinda and Proserpine on Monday or Tuesday.