Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 3:25 pm WST on Saturday 22 January 2022.

Weather Situation
Very hot and dry conditions will extend from the Pilbara down the west coast to southern parts of the South West Land Division on Sunday. Fresh and gusty northeast to southeast winds are forecast for the Gascoyne and inland Pilbara during Sunday morning. Fresh and gusty afternoon sea breezes are forecast over the Pilbara and Gascoyne coasts. A fresh and gusty southeast to southwest change will move through western parts of the South West Land Division during Sunday afternoon and evening.

For Sunday 23 January:

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

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather districts:
Lower West (including Perth), West Pilbara Coast, Exmouth Gulf Coast, Gascoyne Inland, Coastal Central West - South, Upper Great Southern, Beaufort, Lakes, Mortlock and Avon

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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