Wyalkatchem Fire and Weather 

Fire Rating

Weather Situation

A surface trough lies inland from the west coast and will move east over central parts of the State during the remainder of Monday and across the southeast on Tuesday. A cold front, strong for this time of year, will move across southern parts on Tuesday, with very windy conditions for a period near the south coast. Behind the front, a new ridge of high pressure will develop over the south coast on Wednesday and by Thursday, a surface trough will begin to form along the west coast.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the east, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe with damaging winds and heavy falls in the east. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Tuesday 21 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the east, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning, with possible heavy falls in the northeast. Winds southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Sun protection 8:40am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]


Fire Permits/Burning Information
R
estricted Burning Period: 19 September 2016 to 31 October 2016
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 2016 to 7 February 2017
During this time all burning, including that of garden refuse, is prohibited.

Restricted Burning Period: 8 February 2017 to 22 March 2017
Between these dates permits may be required to burn, please contact the Shire if you are unsure about the regulations.

 

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