SUmmer storms and sea breezes – but the fire risk is still there.
We’ve had another week of fires all around us, but nothing yet in our valleys which is fantastic. Yesterday we had the promised storms rolling through, but unlike other areas we managed more rain (for some) than thunder.
As before I’ll start with a reminder that the BoM and RFS are the places to go for the latest warnings and fire weather information. This is a local blog and not an official forecast. Some useful links: Bureau of Meteorology – for the latest official weather forecasts and warningFires Near Me – for the […]
Worth noting that this page is not an official weather site – particularly at these challenging times. For official forecasts please visit the BoM site, and for all fire information please use the RFS. We were fairly lucky today in our valley (and a very different story just to our north and south) with the […]
Bushfire Questions before Tuesday? There are two places you can come and find out more through Monday: Forecast conditions for Tuesday: Forecast maximum temperatures for Tuesday:
We have dangerous fire weather coming up on Tuesday. Here is the current forecast for Tuesday, showing us under a forecast of Extreme Fire Danger: And here are how the current fires burning to the North of Dorrigo are looking – these fires (and the fires to our South) will likely not be controlled before […]
As predicted the fires are really taking off right now. North westerly winds are strengthening, and temperatures are climbing quickly. Here’s the current graph: You can see the temperature climbing but, just as crucially, humidty levels falling off a cliff. The Bellingen Weather Station currently shows a humidity level of 0%: And local fires are […]
Temperatures dropping quickly this afternoon as passing showers and storms mix down some cold air from up high. Not much in them in terms of rain – maybe a couple of mm – but some areas actually saw some good totals last night, with the Promised Land up to around 10mm. Here’s the temperature drop […]
We’ve got a mainly dry and warm few days coming up with the classic Spring NE winds howling down the coast in the afternoon. Those winds will be pumping in some moisture (and raising coastal fire danger levels in the current dry) ahead of the next change moving in on Monday. That change moves in […]
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