Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
Fire Weather Warning
for the Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Monaro Alpine, Southern Ranges, Central Ranges,
Lower Central West Plains, Southern Slopes, Eastern Riverina, Southern Riverina
and Northern Riverina fire areas.
Issued at 3:55 pm EDT on Friday 18 January 2019.
Hot, dry and windy conditions with the possibility of dry lightning will
generate elevated fire dangers over parts of New South Wales.
For the rest of Friday 18 January:
Severe Fire Danger in the following fire areas:
Southern Ranges and Southern Slopes
Very High Fire Danger in the following fire areas:
Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Monaro Alpine, Central Ranges, Lower Central West Plains,
Eastern Riverina, Southern Riverina and Northern Riverina
For Saturday 19 January:
Very High Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire area:
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.
The next warning will be issued by 5:00 am EDT Saturday.
Griffith (34.289°S, 146.0437°E, 128m AMSL) Griffith,NSW set as my default location ›
7 day forecast
Today: Hot. Partly cloudy. Winds S/SW 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.
Forecast for Griffith (34.289°S, 146.0437°E, 128m AMSL) Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Summary Minimum 23° 20° 21° 25° 25° 25° 29° Maximum 37° 38° 39° 41° 42° 43° 43° Chance of rain 5% 5% 10% 20% 20% 10% 70% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 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 22
Wind direction SSW SW S WSW NE NW N WNW NNW WSW NE N N NW Relative humidity 46% 17% 41% 17% 39% 19% 36% 19% 40% 19% 40% 18% 35% 19% Dew point 13°C 7°C 11°C 8°C 14°C 11°C 16°C 13°C 17°C 13°C 17°C 13°C 17°C 15°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Griffith (34.289°S, 146.0437°E, 128m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 5:55am EDT 6:23am EDT 8:30pm EDT 8:58pm EDT 6:35pm EDT 3:58am EDT Waxing gibbous Full moon Jan 21 Last quarter Jan 28 New moon Feb 05 First quarter Feb 13
Temperature for next 7 days
Temperature in 7 days Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 37 38 39 41 42 43 43
Rain for next 7 days
Rain in 7 days Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 0 0 0 0 0 0 5