Weather Warnings - NSW Fire Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Fire Weather Warning
for the Greater Sydney Region, Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Southern Ranges, Central
Ranges and Southern Slopes fire areas.

Issued at 5:19 am EDT on Wednesday 18 January 2017.

Weather Situation
Very hot, dry and gusty northwesterly winds ahead of a low pressure trough that
will move through southern New South Wales this morning, extending through
central regions during the afternoon.

For the rest of Wednesday 18 January:

Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire area:
Southern Ranges

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
Greater Sydney Region, Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Central Ranges and Southern 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, and
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to

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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