Weather

Fire Weather Warning

11 December 2019 01:56 EST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Fire Weather Warning

for Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders forecast district

Issued at 01:56 AM EST on Wednesday 11 December 2019

Weather Situation
Hot and windy conditions in the tropical interior will lead to Severe fire dangers in the Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders district.
Isolated pockets of Extreme fire danger are possible around Richmond and Hughenden, where the air mass will be drier in the afternoon.
Locally Severe conditions are also possible in northern parts of the Central West, Central Highlands & Coalfields, and Maranoa and Warrego districts.

For the rest of Wednesday 11 December:
Severe Fire Danger for the following areas:
Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders

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.