Wyalkatchem Fire and Weather 

Fire Rating

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies in the Bight with a ridge extending along the south coast. The high will move slowly east over the coming days with a trough developing near the west coast on Wednesday. The trough will move east during Thursday ahead of a strong cold front that will reach southwestern parts of the State in the evening.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Mostly clear. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Monday 26 August

Sunny. Areas of frost in the far southwest in the early morning. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching around 20.

Sun protection 9:40am to 2:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

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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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