Weather Warnings - NSW Fire Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Fire Weather Warning

for Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Far South Coast, Monaro Alpine, Southern Ranges, Central Ranges, North Western, Southern Slopes, Eastern Riverina and Northern Riverina fire areas

Issued at 04:26 AM EDT on Friday 10 January 2020

Weather Situation
Very hot, dry and windy conditions will bring elevated fire dangers to parts of New South Wales today, most notably in the southern districts.

For Friday 10 January:
Extreme Fire Danger for the following areas:
Southern Slopes
Severe Fire Danger for the following areas:
Monaro Alpine, Southern Ranges and Eastern Riverina
Very High Fire Danger for the following areas:
Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Far South Coast, Central Ranges, North Western and Northern 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.
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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