Source: Bureau of Meteorology

for the Far North Coast, North Coast, Greater Hunter, Central Ranges, New England, Northern Slopes and North Western fire areas
Issued at 3:46 pm EDT on Monday 7 October 2019.

Weather Situation
Hot and dry conditions combined with fresh westerly winds will result in elevated fire dangers over the north of the state on Monday and Tuesday.

For Tuesday 8 October:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
Far North Coast, North Coast, New England and Northern 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.
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

Total Fire Ban and Current Fire Danger Map