Sydney warned of severe fire danger,no rain likely until perhaps until late October

By: 0122855600 , 4:19 PM GMT on September 25, 2013

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Sydney,Australia is likely to see hot weather and possibly gales tomorrow.This prompts Bureau of Meteorology to release a "Severe Fire Danger" warning for parts of NSW.The warning states:

"Fire Weather Warning

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Fire Weather Warning
for the Far North Coast, North Coast, Greater Hunter, Greater Sydney Region, New England, Northern Slopes and North Western fire areas
Issued at 3:31 pm EST on Wednesday 25 September 2013.
Weather Situation
A vigorous front will move swiftly across New South Wales tomorrow. Winds will generally be strong gusty northwesterlies ahead of the front and strong southwesterlies behind the front, tending to gale force through the Southern Ranges, Monaro Alpine, Illawarra and Hunter districts in the late morning and afternoon. Temperatures will range from hot to very hot in the northeast of the state, accompanied by dry conditions. Scattered showers with the chance of afternoon thunderstorms are forecast for the far south of the state.

For Thursday 26 September:
Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire area:
Greater Hunter
The NSW Rural Fire Service warns that any bushfire that starts has the potential to cause loss of life and destroy many homes.

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
Far North Coast, North Coast, Greater Sydney Region, New England, Northern Slopes and North Western
The NSW Rural Fire Service warns that any bushfire that starts has the potential to threaten lives and destroy homes.

The Rural Fire Service advises you to:
Check your bushfire survival plan - Now.
Monitor the fire and weather situation in any way you can: through www.rfs.nsw.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au, television or radio.
Call Triple Zero if you see a fire.
The Rural Fire Service advises that if you are in an area of Extreme Fire Danger:
If you plan to leave finalise your options and leave early on the day
Only stay if your home is specifically designed to withstand fire and you can actively defend it
Prepare for the emotional, mental and physical impact of defending your property - if in doubt, leave.
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.
The next warning will be issued by 5:00 am EST Thursday.
Warnings Information
Total Fire Ban and Current Fire Danger Map
Tropical Cyclone Warnings and Information
Coastal Wind Warning Reference Points"

For the latest warnings please visit http://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/fire.shtml .

The Bureaus forecast for Sydney also states of a severe fire danger.Furthermore Sydney is not likely to see any rain over the next few days and even perhaps until late October.The bUreaus 7 day weather forecast for Sydney issued today can be viewed at https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B9YW5MABhVdFU0JyU Gx6Tk5EVm8/edit?usp=sharing and the Bureaus latest 7 day weather forecast can be viewed at http://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts/sydney.shtml.
If you can't view the image please contact me at evanjltan@gmail.com.

I will continue to monitor this situation closely.

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