Source: Bureau of Meteorology

for the Gulf Country and Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders forecast districts.

Issued at 4:03 pm EST on Saturday 19 October 2019.

Weather Situation
Severe fire dangers are forecast for the Gulf Country and Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders districts for the rest of today and on Sunday.

Moderate to fresh south to southeasterly winds will persist through northern districts tonight and on Sunday, as a ridge of high pressure builds in the wake of a surface trough moving through eastern Queensland this afternoon. These fresh winds will combine with hot and dry conditions, leading to Severe fire dangers in the Gulf Country, Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders on Sunday.

For the rest of Saturday 19 October:

Extreme Fire Danger in the following forecast district:
Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders

Severe Fire Danger in the following forecast district:
Gulf Country

For Sunday 20 October:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Gulf Country and Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders

The Rural Fire Service Queensland advises you to:
- Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
- Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station,
www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au.


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