Wyalkatchem Fire and Weather 

Fire Rating

Weather Situation

A cold front will move through northern and eastern parts of the South West Land Division during Saturday evening. A second cold front will move across southern parts overnight Saturday into Sunday morning, before a stronger cold front affects the southwest of the State during Sunday afternoon and evening. A ridge will develop over central parts of the State on Monday and Tuesday, with a westerly stream persisting in the south. Another cold front will then move through southern parts of the State on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Sunday 22 July

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the afternoon. Gusty winds in the far southwest in the late afternoon and evening. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 19.

Sun protection 10:40am to 1:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]


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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