Weather Warnings - NSW Fire Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Fire Weather Warning
for the Illawarra/Shoalhaven fire area.

Issued at 12:49 pm EST on Friday 28 September 2018.

Weather Situation
Warm, dry and windy conditions are affecting parts of the Illawarra/Shoalhaven
fire area ahead of an approaching trough. A cool southerly change is expected
in the late afternoon or evening after the passage of the trough.

For the rest of Friday 28 September:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire area:
Illawarra/Shoalhaven

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.

The Rural Fire Service advises that if you are in an area of Severe Fire Danger:
- If you plan to leave finalise your options and leave early on the day
- Only stay if your home is well prepared and you can actively defend it
- Prepare for the emotional, mental and physical impact of defending your
property - if in doubt, leave.
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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