Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
Fire Weather Warning
for the Greater Sydney Region and Illawarra/Shoalhaven fire areas.
Issued at 2:03 am EDT on Thursday 14 December 2017.
Very hot, dry and gusty northwesterly winds are expected ahead of a weak cold
front that will bring a mild southerly change to southern and central coastal
areas later in the evening.
For the rest of Thursday 14 December:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
Greater Sydney Region and Illawarra/Shoalhaven
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.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.rfs.nsw.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.
Avondale (34.5142°S, 150.7338°E, 70m AMSL) Avondale,NSW set as my default location ›
7 day forecast
Today: Hot. Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and early evening. Winds W/NW 30 to 45 km/h becoming SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 34 to 40.
Forecast for Avondale (34.5142°S, 150.7338°E, 70m AMSL) Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Summary Minimum 18° 17° 18° 17° 18° 20° 23° Maximum 37° 26° 33° 27° 31° 36° 35° Chance of rain 70% 70% 50% 50% 50% 60% 70% Likely amount 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm UV index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 11
Wind direction N N S SE NNE ENE SSW SSE NE ENE NNE NNE NNW NNW Relative humidity 52% 35% 79% 72% 65% 59% 78% 73% 76% 67% 62% 43% 48% 43% Dew point 18°C 18°C 18°C 20°C 20°C 23°C 19°C 21°C 21°C 24°C 22°C 22°C 19°C 20°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Avondale (34.5142°S, 150.7338°E, 70m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter 5:08am EDT 5:38am EDT 8:05pm EDT 8:34pm EDT 3:10am EDT 4:18pm EDT Waning crescent New moon Dec 18 First quarter Dec 26 Full moon Jan 02 Last quarter Jan 09
Temperature for next 7 days
Temperature in 7 days Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday 37 26 33 27 31 36 35
Rain for next 7 days
Rain in 7 days Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday 5 0 5 5 0 0 5