Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Fire Weather Warning
for the Darling Downs and Granite Belt forecast district.

Issued at 4:37 am EST on Thursday 8 August 2019.

Weather Situation
Severe fire conditions are forecast for the Darling Downs and Granite Belt
district for Thursday. A vigorous cold front is expected to move eastwards
through southern Queensland, reaching the southeast on Thursday afternoon, with
warm conditions ahead and cooler, drier conditions behind. Fresh to strong,
gusty winds are expected around the front, with northwesterly winds ahead and
southwesterly winds behind. There is a slight chance of thunderstorms with the
passage of the front, particularly around the New South Wales border, although
little to no rainfall is expected.

For the rest of Thursday 8 August:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast district:
Darling Downs and Granite Belt

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, and
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to

No further warnings will be issued for this event, but the situation will
continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.

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