Fire Weather Warning (19 November 2015)

Source: http://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/fire.shtml

Fire Weather Warning
for the Eastern Riverina, Southern Riverina and Northern Riverina fire areas

Issued at 4:21 pm EDT on Wednesday 18 November 2015.

Weather Situation

Hot and dry conditions will continue across the Riverina during Thursday, with maximum temperatures reaching the low 40’s, afternoon relative humidity around 10% and westerly winds averaging 30-40 km/h.

For the rest of Wednesday 18 November:

Severe Fire Danger in the following fire area:
Northern Riverina

For Thursday 19 November:

Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire area:
Northern Riverina

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
Eastern Riverina and Southern Riverina

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.

The next warning will be issued by 5:00 am EDT Thursday.

Updated: November 18, 2015 — 5:09 pm