Wyalkatchem Fire and Weather 

Fire Rating

Weather Situation

A trough lies extends from the Gascoyne through to southeastern parts of the State and will gradually shift northwards as a ridge of high pressure develops over the south of the State. The ridge will lie near the south coast on Saturday and Sunday as a cold front moves over south coastal parts later Saturday and Sunday. The ridge strengthens on Monday over southern parts of the State in the wake on the front.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north during the morning and afternoon. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon then becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

Sun protection 8:50am to 3:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

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Fire Permits/Burning Information

CURRENTLY - Open Burning Period: 23 March 2019 to 18 September 2019

 

Restricted Burning Period: 19 September 2019 to 31 October 2019
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 2019 to 7 February 2020
During this time all burning, including that of garden refuse, is prohibited.

Restricted Burning Period: 8 February 2020 to 22 March 2020
Between these dates permits may be required to burn, please contact the Shire if you are unsure about the regulations.

 

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