Weather Warnings - NSW Fire Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Fire Weather Warning

for Far North Coast, North Coast, New England and Northern Slopes fire areas

Issued at 04:47 AM EDT on Tuesday 08 October 2019

Weather Situation
Hot and dry conditions combined with fresh westerly winds will result in elevated fire dangers over the northeast of the state today.

For Tuesday 08 October:
Severe Fire Danger for the following areas:
Far North Coast, North Coast, New England and Northern Slopes

The NSW Rural Fire Service advises you to:
Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station, www.rfs.nsw.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.

For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.rfs.nsw.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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