Wyalkatchem Fire and Weather 

Fire Rating

Weather Situation

A deep surface trough lies through the eastern Gascoyne, through the Goldfields and into the Eucla. The surface trough will contract slowly eastwards on Wednesday. A low pressure system is expected to develop near the southwest corner of the State early on Wednesday before deepening and moving to the east on Wednesday. This low will bring unseasonally cool, wet and windy conditions to the southwest of WA during Wednesday. A new ridge will develop over southern parts on Thursday and Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Wednesday 23 January

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the far southwest. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the early morning. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Sun protection 8:10am to 4:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [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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