Wyalkatchem Fire and Weather 

Fire Rating

Weather Situation

A weakening ridge lies over central parts of the state. A moderate to strong cold front moves across the South West Land Division and adjacent parts during Friday. A new ridge will develop over central parts during Saturday in the wake of the front and drift further south on Sunday and Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Friday 29 May

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the south, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Damaging winds possible in the far southwest in the afternoon and early evening. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h turning westerly 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 20.

Sun protection 10:30am to 1:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

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Fire Permits/Burning Information

 

Restricted Burning Period: 19 September 2020 to 31 October 2020
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 2020 to 7 February 2021
During this time all burning, including that of garden refuse, is prohibited.

Restricted Burning Period: 8 February 2021 to 22 March 2021
Between these dates permits may be required to burn, please contact the Shire if you are unsure about the regulations.

 

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