Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Fire Weather Warning for the Esperance Shire, Gascoyne, Interior, East Pilbara Coast, West Pilbara Coast, Ashburton Inland, Exmouth Gulf Coast, Goldfields, Eucla, Roe, Ninghan and Jilbadgie fire weather districts.

Issued at 3:49 pm WST on Saturday 12 January 2019.

Weather Situation
Very hot and dry conditions over a large part of the State.

In the Goldfields, Eucla, Interior and eastern parts of the South West Land Division, expect fresh and gusty northeast to northwesterly winds and possible thunderstorms, followed by a strong and gusty south to southwesterly change through southern parts during the afternoon and evening.

In the Gascoyne and Pilbara, expect fresh and gusty southwesterly winds during the afternoon and evening, with a fresh northwesterly sea breeze near the Pilbara coast.

For Sunday 13 January:

Catastrophic Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather district:
Goldfields

Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather districts:
South Interior and Esperance Shire Inland

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather districts:
Gascoyne, East Pilbara Coast, West Pilbara Coast, Ashburton Inland, Exmouth Gulf Coast, Eucla, North Interior, Esperance Shire Coast, Roe, Ninghan and Jilbadgie

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.dfes.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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