Weather

Fire Weather Warning

17 December 2017 02:29 WST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Warning
for the East Pilbara Inland, Ashburton Inland, Gascoyne Inland, Goldfields,
Eucla, South Interior and Ninghan fire weather districts.

Issued at 2:29 am WST on Sunday 17 December 2017.

Weather Situation
A deep trough extends through central parts of the State, moving over eastern
parts later today with very hot temperatures and strong west northwesterly
winds expected.

For the rest of Sunday 17 December:

Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather districts:
Gascoyne Inland, Goldfields, Eucla and South Interior

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather districts:
East Pilbara Inland, Ashburton Inland and Ninghan

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.