Wyalkatchem Fire and Weather 

Fire Rating

Weather Situation

A high pressure cell lies in the Bight with a trough along the west coast. The trough will deepen on Friday before moving eastwards over the weekend. A ridge of high pressure will develop south of the State early next week.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Friday 14 December

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northwest in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening then becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Sun protection 7:50am to 4:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

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Fire Permits/Burning Information

Restricted Burning Period: 19 September 2018 to 31 October 2018
Between these dates permits may be required to burn, please contact the Shire if you are unsure about the regulations.

Prohibited Burning Period: 1 November 2018 to 7 February 2019
During this time all burning, including that of garden refuse, is prohibited.

Restricted Burning Period: 8 February 2019 to 22 March 2019
Between these dates permits may be required to burn, please contact the Shire if you are unsure about the regulations.

 

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