Source: Bureau of Meteorology

for the Far North Coast, North Coast, Greater Hunter, Greater Sydney Region, Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Far South Coast, Monaro Alpine, Southern Ranges, Central Ranges, New England, Northern Slopes, North Western, Upper Central West Plains, Lower Central West Plains and Southern Slopes fire areas

Issued at 3:41 pm EDT on Tuesday 12 November 2019.
Weather Situation

Hot, dry and gusty winds will generate very dangerous fire conditions across large parts of New South Wales today, contracting to the northeast on Wednesday.
For the rest of Tuesday 12 November:

Catastrophic Fire Danger in the following fire areas:
Greater Hunter, Greater Sydney Region and Illawarra/Shoalhaven

Extreme Fire Danger in the following fire areas:
North Coast, Southern Ranges, Central Ranges, New England, Northern Slopes and North Western

Severe Fire Danger in the following fire areas:
Far North Coast, Far South Coast and Monaro Alpine

Very High Fire Danger in the following fire areas:
Upper Central West Plains, Lower Central West Plains and Southern Slopes
For Wednesday 13 November:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire area:
New England

Very High Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire area:
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, 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.


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