Weather

Fire Weather Warning

12 March 2019 07:48 EST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Fire Weather Warning
for the Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Southeast Coast forecast districts.

Issued at 7:47 am EST on Tuesday 12 March 2019.

Weather Situation
Severe fire conditions are forecast to continue for the remainder of today. A
very hot and dry airmass, combined with moderate to fresh west to southwesterly
winds behind a surface trough near the southeast coast, are expected to cause
locally severe fire dangers across forested areas of the Darling Downs and
Granite Belt and western parts of the Southeast Coast district.

For the rest of Tuesday 12 March:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Southeast Coast

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.