Source: Bureau of Meteorology

for the Far North Coast, North Coast, Greater Hunter, New England, Northern Slopes and North Western fire areas
Issued at 2:54 pm EDT on Wednesday 16 October 2019.

Weather Situation
Warm, dry and windy conditions associated with a cold front crossing the state will result in elevated fire dangers for the northeast of the state.

For Thursday 17 October:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
Far North Coast, North Coast, Greater Hunter, New England, Northern Slopes and North Western
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.

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