Severe Fire Danger and Fire Bans - Lockyer Valley Region - 2 December 2018
Severe Fire Danger - Lockyer Valley Regionfrom: http://www.ewn.com.au/alerts/qld-fire-weather-warning-2018-12-01-395785.weather
Issued at 4:12 pm EST on Saturday 1 December 2018.
Westerly winds will strengthen on Sunday across southern Queensland ahead of another surface trough in the southwest. Combined with ongoing hot and dry conditions, Severe fire dangers are forecast across southern and southeastern districts on Sunday. With some instability also ahead of the trough, isolated high-based thunderstorms are possible along the coastal fringe south of Mackay and through inland southern Queensland. These thunderstorms may be gusty, but will have little to no rainfall.
For Sunday 2 December:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Central Highlands and Coalfields, Maranoa and Warrego, Darling Downs and Granite Belt, Wide Bay and Burnett and Southeast Coast
The Rural Fire Service Queensland advises you to:
- Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
- Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station,
www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au.
Fire Danger Rating Maps
Fire Bans - Lockyer Valley RegionSee: https://www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/Bushfire_Safety/Neighbourhood-Safer-Places/lgas/Pages/Lockyer-Valley-Regional-Council.aspx
A Fire Ban applies from 0001hrs Sunday 2 December 2018 to midnight Sunday 2 December 2018 in the following local government areas: Gold Coast, Ipswich, Somerset, Lockyer, Logan and Scenic Rim.
All Permits to Light Fire previously issued in the fire ban area are hereby cancelled.
For more information please see the Fire Ban Declaration. https://www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushFire_Safety/Neighbourhood-Safer-Places/lgas/List%20Documents/11218FireBan-SouthEast.pdf
Fire Bans: There IS a Fire Ban for this Shire
Start Date: 2/12/2018 12:00 AM
End Date: 2/12/2018 11:55 PM
Attachment: Fire Ban Declaration
Please review your local council website for any policies or local restrictions. For any additional information please contact your local Fire Warden or Rural Fire Service Area Office.
For Smokespotters only: Please make sure you know where your bearing compass is and report all sightings of smoke to a Coordinator (see numbers below)
when it comes to bushfires, we are all neighbours
Helidon Hills Smoke Spotter Coordinators:
Gordon Claridge 5462 1028 / 0401 346 036
Mike Ford 4600 9960 / 0418 732 504
KP Neilson 4697 8053 / 040 555 9812
email: firstname.lastname@example.org (not for reporting smoke)