Source: Bureau of Meteorology

for the Central Highlands and Coalfields, Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt forecast districts.

Issued at 4:02 pm EST on Tuesday 12 February 2019.

Weather Situation
A surface trough over southern and central districts will move slowly east during tonight and tomorrow. The airmass to the west of the trough is hot and dry. Locally severe fire dangers will continue over the warning area for the remainder of this afternoon, easing overnight. Severe and locally extreme fire dangers are forecast across forested areas of the Maranoa & Warrego, Darling Downs & Granite Belt, southeastern Central West and southwestern Central Highlands and Coalfields districts on Wednesday. The strongest winds and driest air will be on and just behind (west of) the trough in the afternoon.

For the rest of Tuesday 12 February:

Severe Fire Danger in the following forecast districts:
Central Highlands and Coalfields, Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt

For Wednesday 13 February:

Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast district:
Darling Downs and Granite Belt

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Central Highlands and Coalfields and Maranoa and Warrego

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.



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