Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Warning
for the Interior, East Pilbara Coast, West Pilbara Coast, East Pilbara Inland
and Eucla fire weather districts.

Issued at 3:14 am WST on Sunday 16 December 2018.

Weather Situation
A trough extends from the Kimberley through the Interior to a low pressure
system moving over the southern Goldfields. Very hot conditions with strong
northwesterlies during the afternoon, and east to northeasterly winds through
the far southern parts of the Interior and Eucla. Winds in the Eucla shifting
to a strong southeasterly during the afternoon.

For the rest of Sunday 16 December:

Catastrophic Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather district:
South Interior

Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather district:
North Interior

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather districts:
East Pilbara Coast, West Pilbara Coast, East Pilbara Inland and Eucla

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises you to:
- Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
- Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station,
www.dfes.wa.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.dfes.wa.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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