Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Fire Weather Warning
for the Mallee, Wimmera and South West forecast districts.
Issued at 3:31 pm EDT on Thursday 22 February 2018.
Warm to hot conditions over western Victoria during Friday, with moderate to
fresh northerly winds. Winds strengthening and becoming gusty in the afternoon.
For Friday 23 February:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Mallee, Wimmera and South West
The CFA advises that you:
- Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
- Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station,
www.emergency.vic.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
If you are in an area of severe fire danger the CFA recommends that you
- Prepare your bushfire survival kit and finalise your plans.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.cfa.vic.gov.au.
The next warning will be issued by 5:00 am EDT Friday.
Ararat (37.2843°S, 142.9282°E, 321m AMSL) Ararat,VIC set as my default location ›
7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE 25 to 35 km/h turning N 30 to 45 km/h in the late morning then decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.
Forecast for Ararat (37.2843°S, 142.9282°E, 321m AMSL) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Summary Minimum 16° 17° 6° 3° 7° 12° 6° Maximum 33° 27° 21° 26° 32° 30° 24° Chance of rain 50% 70% 10% 5% 5% 30% 30% Likely amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Extreme Extreme Very High Very High - - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Moderate Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 23
Wind direction NE NNE NW WSW SSW SSW SSE SSE NNE N WNW W SSW SW Relative humidity 57% 35% 73% 64% 66% 43% 73% 30% 44% 21% 51% 32% 68% 38% Dew point 13°C 14°C 16°C 16°C 3°C 6°C 4°C 5°C 3°C 6°C 7°C 10°C 6°C 7°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Ararat (37.2843°S, 142.9282°E, 321m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon 6:39am EDT 7:06am EDT 8:16pm EDT 8:43pm EDT 2:09pm EDT 12:06am EDT First quarter First quarter Feb 23 Full moon Mar 02 Last quarter Mar 09 New moon Mar 18
Temperature for next 7 days
Temperature in 7 days Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 33 27 21 26 32 30 24
Rain for next 7 days
Rain in 7 days Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 5 5 0 0 0 0 0