Wyalkatchem Fire and Weather 

Fire Rating

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure will deepen near the west coast on Friday before moving eastwards across the southern half of the State during the weekend. A weak cold front is expected to cross the southwest on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm, with gusty winds during this afternoon and early evening. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.

Sun protection 7:50am to 4:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [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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