Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Fire Weather Warning

for Darling Downs and Granite Belt, Wide Bay and Burnett and Southeast Coast forecast districts

Issued at 04:09 PM EST on Friday 06 December 2019

Weather Situation
Severe fire danger is continuing in the Southeast Coast, Darling Downs and Granite Belt, and Wide Bay and Burnett Districts for the rest of Friday. Locally severe fire danger is also expected in forested parts of the northern and eastern Maranoa and Warrego District and the southern Central Highlands and Coalfields District.
Severe fire danger is forecast for the Southeast Coast, Darling Downs and Granite Belt, and Wide Bay and Burnett Districts on Saturday, with locally extreme conditions in the western Southeast Coast District and eastern Darling Downs and Granite Belt District. Locally severe fire danger is also expected in forested parts of the north and eastern Maranoa and Warrego District and the southern Central Highlands and Coalfields.
A southeasterly wind change is expected to move through the Southeast Coast District in the afternoon.
Showers and thunderstorms are forecast for the Wide Bay and Burnett District. Thunderstorms have the potential to be severe producing damaging wind gusts.

For the rest of Friday 06 December:
Severe Fire Danger for the following areas:
Darling Downs and Granite Belt, Wide Bay and Burnett and Southeast Coast

For Saturday 07 December:
Severe Fire Danger for the following areas:
Darling Downs and Granite Belt, Wide Bay and Burnett and Southeast Coast

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.
The next warning will be issued by 5:00 am EST Saturday.
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