Source: Bureau of Meteorology
for the Gulf Country, North West, Maranoa and Warrego and Southeast Coast forecast districts
Issued at 9:59 am EST on Wednesday 13 September 2017.
A vigorous surface trough over southwestern Queensland will move northeastwards today to be extending from the northwest down through the southern interior this afternoon. A warm and dry air mass will combine with fresh to strong and gusty northwest to southwesterly winds over western and southern parts of the state to produce Severe Fire Dangers.
The trough is forecast to move across the eastern Queensland during Thursday morning, then off the central and southern coast during the day. A very dry airmass will combine with fresh to strong and gusty southeast to southwesterly winds over northwestern and southeastern parts of the the state to produce Severe Fire Dangers.
For the rest of Wednesday 13 September:
Severe Fire Danger in the following forecast districts:
North West and Maranoa and Warrego
For Thursday 14 September:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Gulf Country, North West and Southeast Coast
The Rural Fire Service Queensland advises you to:
Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station, www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au.
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