Source: Bureau of Meteorology

for the North Coast, Greater Hunter, Greater Sydney Region, Illawarra/Shoalhaven and North Western fire areas

Issued at 12:58 pm EST on Wednesday 13 September 2017.
Weather Situation

A broad front is moving through central and southeastern districts of New South Wales today. Hot, dry and gusty west/northwesterly winds are occurring ahead of the front, leading to elevated fire danger. Cooler gusty west to southwesterly are expected behind the front.
For the rest of Wednesday 13 September:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
North Coast, Greater Hunter, Greater Sydney Region, Illawarra/Shoalhaven 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.

For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.rfs.nsw.gov.au.

Total Fire Ban and Current Fire Danger Map