Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 4:10 pm EDT on Thursday 25 January 2024.

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, and
Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.

For Friday 26 January:

Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather district:
Greater Hunter
Weather Situation

Hot to very hot with fresh and gusty northwesterly winds ahead of a cooler south to southeasterly change in the afternoon and evening.

For information on preparing for bushfires go to

Total Fire Ban and Current Fire Danger Map