Source: Bureau of Meteorology

for the New England, Northern Slopes and North Western fire areas
Issued at 2:27 pm EST on Friday 27 September 2019.

Weather Situation
Warm, dry and windy conditions ahead of the front is resulting in elevated fire conditions in the northeast of the state.

For Saturday 28 September:
Very High Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
New England, Northern Slopes and 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