Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Fire Weather Warning
for the Mallee and Wimmera forecast districts.
Issued at 4:33 am EDT on Wednesday 13 December 2017.
Hot to very hot and dry conditions are expected across Victoria during
Wednesday, with moderate to fresh north to northwesterly winds over western and
central districts. A fresh and gusty west to southwesterly wind change will
enter the west of the State later in the afternoon then progress eastward to
reach central areas at night.
For the rest of Wednesday 13 December:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Mallee and Wimmera
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.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.cfa.vic.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.
Arkona (36.3667°S, 142.0167°E, 99m AMSL) Arkona,VIC set as my default location ›
7 day forecast
Today: Very hot. Becoming cloudy. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then shifting cooler W/SW 30 to 45 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 17 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.
Forecast for Arkona (36.3667°S, 142.0167°E, 99m AMSL) Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Summary Minimum 18° 17° 11° 12° 13° 24° 20° Maximum 41° 29° 28° 28° 37° 39° 30° Chance of rain 50% 10% 5% 5% 20% 70% 60% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 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 25
Wind direction NNE NNW WSW WSW SSW W SW SW E ENE ENE N NNW NW Relative humidity 23% 8% 67% 30% 58% 22% 62% 27% 49% 16% 38% 15% 50% 29% Dew point 6°C 1°C 15°C 10°C 9°C 4°C 10°C 7°C 10°C 7°C 14°C 7°C 12°C 11°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Arkona (36.3667°S, 142.0167°E, 99m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter 5:39am EDT 6:09am EDT 8:46pm EDT 9:16pm EDT 3:14am EDT 4:01pm 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 Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday 41 29 28 28 37 39 30
Rain for next 7 days
Rain in 7 days Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday 0 0 0 0 0 5 5