Fire Weather Warning (24th 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 3:52 pm EDT on Tuesday 24 November 2015.

Weather Situation

Hot and dry conditions Wednesday ahead of a southerly change. Northwesterly winds will be fresh to strong with gusts around 70 km/hr ahead of the change. Afternoon temperatures will reach the upper 30s with relative humidity values in the single digits and cHaines of 10 to 12. The southerly change will push into the southwest corner of New South Wales Wednesday evening.

For Wednesday 25 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 Wednesday.

Updated: November 24, 2015 — 4:47 pm