Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 4:29 am EDT on Wednesday 4 December 2019.

Weather Situation
Warm and very dry westerly winds will result in elevated fire danger across parts of New South Wales today.

For the rest of Wednesday 4 December:

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

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