Weather

Fire Weather Warning

24 September 2017 16:32 EST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Fire Weather Warning
for the Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt forecast
districts.

Issued at 4:30 pm EST on Sunday 24 September 2017.

Weather Situation
A vigorous trough lies over southwestern Queensland. The trough will continue
to shift slowly eastwards over the southern interior of the state during the
remainder of today and Monday. Hot, dry conditions will combine with fresh and
gusty northwesterly winds east of the trough to result in Severe Fire Dangers
over the Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt districts
through the remainder of this afternoon and also during the day on Monday.

For the rest of Sunday 24 September:

Severe Fire Danger in the following forecast districts:
Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt

The Fire Weather Warning for the Central Highlands and Coalfields, Central West
and Southeast Coast forecast districts has been cancelled.

For Monday 25 September:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Maranoa and Warrego and 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,
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.

The next warning will be issued by 5:00 am EST Monday.