Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Warning

for Central Wheat Belt, Esperance Shire, Gascoyne, Great Southern, Inland Central West, Exmouth Gulf Coast, Goldfields, Eucla, Lower West Inland, Stirling Inland and Ravensthorpe Shire Inland fire weather districts

Issued at 10:47 AM WST on Tuesday 28 January 2020

Weather Situation
Very hot through inland parts of the State. A trough will move through the South West Land Division during the day with fresh and gusty northeast to northwesterly winds ahead of the trough, tending fresh and gusty southwesterly in the wake of the trough. Fresh and gusty sea breezes are expected through the Gascoyne during the afternoon.

For the rest of Tuesday 28 January:
Extreme Fire Danger for the following areas:
Central Wheat Belt and Roe
Severe Fire Danger for the following areas:
Esperance Shire, Gascoyne, Inland Central West, Exmouth Gulf Coast, Goldfields, Eucla, Lower West Inland, Stirling Inland, Ravensthorpe Shire Inland, Upper Great Southern, Beaufort and Lakes

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises you to:
Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station, www.dfes.wa.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.

For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.dfes.wa.gov.au.
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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