Wyalkatchem Fire and Weather 

Fire Rating

Weather Situation

A weakening low pressure system will move past the southwest corner of the State overnight, before a cold front crosses over southern parts of the State on Tuesday. A low pressure system develops in the Bight on Wednesday morning, before a ridge of high pressure extends over southern parts of the State in its wake. A high pressure system will then strengthen over the south of the State on Thursday and Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far southwest. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far southwest later this evening. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Tuesday 21 August

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the far southwest, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the early morning. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h turning southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching around 19.

Sun protection 9:50am to 2:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [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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