Weather

Fire Weather Warning

26 October 2017 05:03 EST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Fire Weather Warning
for the Maranoa and Warrego forecast district.

Issued at 5:02 am EST on Thursday 26 October 2017.

Weather Situation
A strong surface trough will move east through the southern interior today.
Hot, fresh and gusty northwesterly winds ahead of the trough will combine with
a dry air mass to produce Severe Fire Dangers over the Maranoa and Warrego
district today.

For the rest of Thursday 26 October:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast district:
Maranoa and Warrego

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.

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