Source: Bureau of Meteorology

for the Greater Hunter, Greater Sydney Region, Illawarra/Shoalhaven and North Western fire areas

Issued at 4:12 pm EST on Friday 14 September 2018.
Weather Situation

Warm, dry and windy conditions is forecast over the northern and eastern parts of NSW ahead of a cold front, which is forecast to cross much of the eastern half of NSW during the afternoon and evening on Saturday.
For Saturday 15 September:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
Greater Hunter, Greater Sydney Region, Illawarra/Shoalhaven and North Western

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, www.rfs.nsw.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.

The Rural Fire Service advises that if you are in an area of Severe Fire Danger:

If you plan to leave finalise your options and leave early on the day
Only stay if your home is well prepared and you can actively defend it
Prepare for the emotional, mental and physical impact of defending your property - if in doubt, leave.


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