Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 3:42 pm WST on Saturday 18 May 2024.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services 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 the rest of Saturday 18 May:

Extreme Fire Danger in the following fire weather districts:
Hedland and Burrup
For Sunday 19 May:

Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather district:
Weather Situation

Hot and very dry conditions, combined with fresh and gusty east to southeasterly winds, will cause extreme fire dangers in the northwest this weekend.

For information on preparing for bushfires go to

Fire Danger Ratings and Bans