Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 3:15 pm EDT on Saturday 16 November 2019.

Weather Situation
Very warm and dry westerly winds will generate elevated fire danger over the NE of NSW on Saturday and Sunday.

For the rest of Saturday 16 November:

Severe Fire Danger in the following fire areas:
New England, Northern Slopes and North Western

Very High Fire Danger in the following fire area:
Far North Coast

For Sunday 17 November:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
Far North Coast, New England, Northern Slopes and North Western

Very High Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire area:
Greater Hunter

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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