Fire Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Fire Weather Warning

for Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders forecast district

Issued at 04:38 AM EST on Thursday 02 January 2020

Weather Situation
Fresh east to southeasterly winds associated with a trough will combine with hot and dry conditions, leading to Severe fire dangers for the Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders district later today. Locally Extreme fire dangers are also possible through some forested areas of the district during this afternoon.

For Thursday 02 January:
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, and
Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.

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.

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