Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Fire Weather Warning

for Mallee, Wimmera, Northern Country, North Central, South West and Central forecast districts

Issued at 04:59 AM EDT on Wednesday 22 January 2020

Weather Situation
Hot with strong and gusty north to northwesterly winds ahead of a cooler, gusty west to southwesterly change which is forecast to reach the west of the State during the afternoon and extend eastwards during the evening. Isolated thunderstorms ahead of the change, with the risk of dry lightning over northwestern Victoria.

For Wednesday 22 January:
Extreme Fire Danger for the following areas:
Mallee
Severe Fire Danger for the following areas:
Wimmera, Northern Country, North Central, South West and Central

The CFA advises that you:
Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station, www.emergency.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.
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