Weather Warnings - Heatwave Warning
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
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Issued at 02:44 PM EDT on Thursday 29 February 2024
Valid for Thursday 29 February 2024 to Saturday 02 March 2024
Warning for the following areas:
Mid North Coast, Hunter, Northern Tablelands, South Coast, Central Tablelands, Snowy Mountains, Central West Slopes and Plains and Upper Western
Cancellation for the following areas:
South West Slopes and Southern Tablelands
The NSW Department of Health advises everyone in the affected areas to take the following actions:
Severe heatwaves can be dangerous for many people, especially older people, babies, children, pregnant and breastfeeding women, people with medical conditions and people who are unwell.
Seek a place to keep cool, such as your home, a library, community centre or shopping centre.
Close your windows and draw blinds, curtains or awnings early in the day to keep the heat out of your home.
If available, use fans or air-conditioners to keep cool.
Maximum temperatures ranging from the mid to high thirties to low forties, with overnight minimum temperatures in the high teens to mid twenties.
Severe heatwave conditions are expected to ease over the next few days. Severe heatwave conditions have eased over southern parts of NSW. Locations likely to be impacted include Batemans Bay, Bourke, Cobar, Dorrigo, Gloucester, Jindabyne, Parkes, Scone, Taree and Wilcannia.
The next heatwave warning will be issued by 3:00pm EDT on Friday 01 March 2024