Fairfax Media Network

Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Warning
for the Gascoyne, Coastal Central West - North and Lower West Inland fire
weather districts.

Issued at 7:37 am WST on Saturday 6 February 2016.

Weather Situation
Very hot conditions through western parts of the State with fresh and gusty
afternoon sea breezes.

For the rest of Saturday 6 February:

Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather district:
Gascoyne Coast

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather districts:
Gascoyne Inland, Coastal Central West - North and Lower West Inland

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises you to:
- Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
- Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station,
www.dfes.wa.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.dfes.wa.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.
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

BoM forecasts 40C for Perth as expected five-day heatwave begins

13:49 EDT

Perth is heading for a scorching 40 degrees Celsius on day one of a heatwave that is expected to last for at least five days.

High pressure blocking any relief for inland SA

12:22 EDT

A stubborn high pressure system currently squatting over the Great Australian Bight is the main culprit for rising temperatures across country SA.

Flash flooding predicted between drenched Mackay and Townsville in Queensland

11:32 EDT

The weather bureau is warning residents in north Queensland to prepare for heavy downpours, flash flooding and thunderstorms.