Source: Bureau of Meteorology

for the Greater Hunter, Greater Sydney Region, Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Australian Capital Territory, Southern Ranges, Central Ranges, Northern Slopes and North Western fire areas
Issued at 3:09 pm EDT on Tuesday 13 February 2018.

Weather Situation
A cold front is expected to cross NSW during Wednesday. Hot and dry weather conditions with fresh west northwesterly winds ahead of the front is forecast to bring severe fire danger in eastern NSW on Tuesday and Wednesday.

For the rest of Tuesday 13 February:
Severe Fire Danger in the following fire area:
North Western

For Wednesday 14 February:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
Greater Hunter, Greater Sydney Region, Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Australian Capital Territory, Southern Ranges, Central Ranges, Northern Slopes and North Western
The NSW Rural Fire Service advises you to:

Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station, www.rfs.nsw.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
The Rural Fire Service advises that if you are in an area of Severe Fire Danger:

If you plan to leave finalise your options and leave early on the day
Only stay if your home is well prepared and you can actively defend it
Prepare for the emotional, mental and physical impact of defending your property - if in doubt, leave.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.rfs.nsw.gov.au.

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