Fire Weather Warning

17 January 2019 05:01 EDT

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Fire Weather Warning
for the Mallee, Wimmera and Northern Country forecast districts.

Issued at 5:01 am EDT on Thursday 17 January 2019.

Weather Situation
Very hot over northern Victoria with winds tending moderate to locally fresh
west to southwesterly winds during the afternoon then more southerly during the

For the rest of Thursday 17 January:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Mallee, Wimmera and Northern Country

The CFA advises that you:
- Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
- Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station, and
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.

If you are in an area of severe fire danger the CFA recommends that you
- Prepare your bushfire survival kit and finalise your plans.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to

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