Source: Bureau of Meteorology

for the Greater Hunter, Northern Slopes and North Western fire areas
Issued at 2:56 pm EDT on Monday 12 February 2018.

Weather Situation
Hot conditions are forecast for New South Wales, leading to elevated fire dangers.

For the rest of Monday 12 February:
Severe Fire Danger in the following fire areas:
Greater Hunter and Northern Slopes

For Tuesday 13 February:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire area:
North Western
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, and
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

Total Fire Ban and Current Fire Danger Map