Wyalkatchem Fire and Weather 

Fire Rating

Weather Situation

A high lies over the Bight as a trough develops near the west coast. It will move inland during the day on Wednesday. A new high pressure ridge will develop near the south coast during from Thursday as another trough develops down the west coast.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Clear. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Wednesday 27 March

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the morning. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Sun protection 8:50am to 3:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [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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