Queensland Weather Warnings

IDQ20035

Fire Weather Warning

Issued at Thu Dec 12 16:36:27 AEDT 2019
for the period until midnight Sat Dec 14 00:59:59 AEDT 2019

Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders, Central Highlands and Coalfields, Maranoa and Warrego, Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Wide Bay and Burnett forecast districts

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.

Synoptic Situation

Strong and gusty winds behind a trough, with hot and dry air, will enhance fire conditions to Severe through the Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders district for this evening, Maranoa and Warrego district and Darling Downs and Granite Belt district for this evening.

Severe fire dangers continue with hot and windy conditions tomorrow in the Maranoa and Warrego, Darling Downs and Granite Belt district, while extending to Central Highlands and Coalfields, and Wide Bay and Burnett as the trough moves northwest.

Isolated pockets of Extreme fire danger are possible through the southern Central Highlands & Coalfields and western Wide Bay & Burnett district, where the air mass will be windy and dry in the afternoon and evening tomorrow.

Locally Severe conditions are also possible in northern parts of the Central West district associated with the trough and strong winds.

The next warning will be issued by 5:00 am EST Friday.