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Fire Weather Warning Current

UPDATE | A Fire Weather Warning remains in place for the Central Highlands and Coalfields, Darling Downs and Granite Belt, Wide
Bay and Burnett and Southeast Coast forecast districts.

Issued at 12:23 pm EST on Tuesday 8 October 2019.

Weather Situation
Severe fire dangers are affecting the Central Highlands and Coalfields, Darling
Downs and Granite Belt, Wide Bay and Burnett and Southeast Coast districts
today, with localised Extreme conditions in the eastern Darling Downs and the
Lockyer Valley.

Fresh and gusty westerly winds are bringing hot and dry conditions across the
warning area today, ahead of a cold front that will move into the Southeast
Coast district this evening. Winds behind the front will turn southwesterly,
remaining fresh, gusty and dry this evening.

For the rest of Tuesday 8 October:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Central Highlands and Coalfields, Darling Downs and Granite Belt, Wide Bay and
Burnett 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.

EARLIER | The Bureau of Meteorology has issued an updated Fire Weather Warning for Queensland.  

It is current for for the Central Highlands and Coalfields, Darling Downs and Granite Belt, Wide
Bay and Burnett and Southeast Coast forecast districts.

Issued at 3:26 am EST on Tuesday 8 October 2019.

Weather Situation
Severe fire dangers are expected to affect the Central Highlands and
Coalfields, Darling Downs and Granite Belt, Wide Bay and Burnett and Southeast
Coast districts today, with the potential for localised Extreme conditions in
forested areas.

Fresh and gusty westerly winds are expected to bring hot and dry conditions
across the warning area today, ahead of a cold front that will move into the
Southeast Coast district this evening. Winds behind the front will turn
southwesterly, remaining fresh, gusty and dry this evening.

For the rest of Tuesday 8 October:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Central Highlands and Coalfields, Darling Downs and Granite Belt, Wide Bay and
Burnett 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.