Source: Bureau of Meteorology

for the North East Pastoral forecast district
Issued at 4:14 pm CDT on Thursday 11 January 2018.

Weather Situation
Very hot with north to northwest winds 30 to 50 km/h, ahead of a strong and squally southwest to southerly change moving through the area during the day. Wind speeds around 40 to 60 km/h with and immediately following the change in the afternoon and early evening. Isolated thunderstorms.

For Friday 12 January:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast district:
North East Pastoral
The Country 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.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to

Fire Danger Ratings and Bans