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Fire Weather Warning, Whitsundays

UPDATE | There is a Fire Weather Warning for the Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders, Herbert and Lower Burdekin, Central Coast and Whitsundays, Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett forecast districts.

Issued at 3:49 pm EST on Saturday 9 November 2019.

Weather Situation
Hot, dry, fresh and gusty south to southwesterly winds are expected to continue
to produce Severe fire dangers for the rest of today in the Northern Goldfields
and Upper Flinders, Herbert and Lower Burdekin, Central Coast and Whitsundays,
Capricornia, and Wide Bay and Burnett Districts.

For the rest of Saturday 9 November:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders, Herbert and Lower Burdekin, Central
Coast and Whitsundays, Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett

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.

No further warnings will be issued for this event, but the situation will
continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.