Source: Bureau of Meteorology

for the Gascoyne, Inland Central West, West Pilbara Coast, Ashburton Inland, Exmouth Gulf Coast, Goldfields, South Interior, Coastal Central West - North, Esperance Shire Inland, Roe, Lakes and Ninghan fire weather districts

Issued at 4:45 pm WST on Wednesday 29 December 2021.
Weather Situation

Very hot and dry conditions will continue in parts of Western Australia on Thursday. Fresh and gusty northeast to southeast winds are forecast in the Pilbara, Gascoyne and Interior. Moderate northeast to northwest winds in the eastern SWLD and Goldfields tending southeast to southwest during the afternoon. Fresh to strong and gusty afternoon sea breezes are forecast for the West Pilbara coast, Central West and Gascoyne districts.

For Thursday 30 December:
Catastrophic Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather district:
Gascoyne Coast

Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather districts:
Exmouth Gulf Coast, Gascoyne Inland and Inland Central West - North

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather districts:
West Pilbara Coast, Ashburton Inland, Goldfields, South Interior, Coastal Central West - North, Inland Central West - South, Esperance Shire Inland, Roe, Lakes and Ninghan

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises you to:

Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station, www.emergency.wa.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.

For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.dfes.wa.gov.au.

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