Bushfire situation quick links


Total Fire Ban – January 4: Media Release.

Maydena/Tyenna/National Park warnings:  Click for updates.

Bushy Park/Ellendale/Westerway/Fentonbury warnings:  Click for updates.

Derwent Valley, Greater Hobart, Huon Valley, Channel SMOKE ALERT: Click for updates.

Tasmania Fire Service alerts and incidents: Click for updates.

Weather warnings: Click for updates.

Gordon River Rd: Click for updates.

Safe Shelter: Salvation Army, 79 Hamilton Rd, New Norfolk. More information.

Westerway Roadhouse: Now closed for the night. Open Saturday as usual. Click for updates.

Mt Field National Park: Closed today. Click for updates.

New Norfolk tip site: Closed due to total fire ban. Click for updates.

Maydena Bike Park: Closed today. Re-opening Saturday. Click for updates.

Bushy Park Swimming Pool: Closed due to fire danger. Click for updates.

New Norfolk Swimming Pool: Closed due to smoke and ash. Click for updates.

The Mercury’s rolling coverage: Click to read.

Local weather forecasts:

New Norfolk, 4.15pm: 34.5C (unofficial, no weather station in New Norfolk)
Bushy Park, 4.15pm: 33.9C (Bushy Park weather station)
Ouse, 4.15pm: 33.7C (Ouse weather station)

Ouse, 2.26pm: 38.1C (Ouse weather station)

New Norfolk, 1.30pm: 36.4C (unofficial, no weather station in New Norfolk)
Bushy Park, 1.30pm: 37C (Bushy Park weather station)
Ouse, 1.31pm: 36.9C (Ouse weather station)

New Norfolk, 12.30pm: 36.5C (unofficial, no weather station in New Norfolk)
Bushy Park, 12.29: 37.7C (Bushy Park weather station)
Ouse, 12.24pm: 37.3C (Ouse weather station)

New Norfolk, noon: 35.3C (unofficial, no weather station in New Norfolk)
Bushy Park, noon: 35.3C (Bushy Park weather station)
Ouse, 11.48am: 36.7C (Ouse weather station)

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