QLD Fire Weather Warning

QLD Fire Weather Warning
Source: Bureau of Meteorology

for the Southeast Coast forecast district

Issued at 4:26 pm EST on Monday 1 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A surface trough is expected to enter the far southwest of the state later this evening and rapidly move east during the rest of tonight and into Tuesday. Warm, dry, fresh and gusty west to northwesterly winds are expected to develop ahead of the trough during Tuesday morning.

For Tuesday 2 September:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast district:
Southeast Coast

The Rural Fire Service Queensland advises that fires may be unpredictable, uncontrollable and fast-moving.

The Rural Fire Service Queensland advises you to:

Check your bushfire survival plan - Now.
Monitor the fire and weather situation in any way you can through and, television or radio.
Call Triple Zero if you see a fire.

The Rural Fire Service Queensland advises that if you are in an area of Severe Fire Danger:

Leaving is the safest option for your survival.
If you plan to leave finalise your options and leave early on the day.
Only stay if your home is well prepared and well constructed and you can actively defend it.
Prepare for the emotional, mental and physical impact of defending your property - if in doubt, leave early.

For information on Fire Bans and how to Prepare. Act. Survive. Visit the Rural Fire Service web page at or call the hotline on 1800 020 440.

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