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Hazard Reductions Thursday 20th August 2015 Korowal and Williams Ridge‏

The NSW Office of Environment and Heritage Blue Mountains Hazard Reduction Notifications for Korowal and Williams Ridge Hazard Reductions on Thursday 20th August 2015.

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Hordern Rd, Wentworth Falls Bush Fire‏

 View the latest information on the Hordern Rd, Wentworth Falls (Blue Mountains LGA)

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Bureau confirms tropical Pacific now at El Niño levels‏

The Bureau of Meteorology's latest update on the El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) today confirms El Niño thresholds have been reached in the tropical Pacific for the first time since March 2010.

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Smoke Across the Blue Mountains Tuesday 12-5-2015

Smoke appears to be blowing into the Blue Mnts this afternoon from the Hampton area west of the Blue Mountains from plantation burns.

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2015 St Florian's Day awards

 At the Awards Ceremony on 4 May 2015, 21 individual and seven group recipients are to be acknowledged by the Commissioner. Drawn from the Service's Regions and Headquarters these recipients are presented with Awards in recognition of outstanding bravery or service. The fourth of May is chosen each year for the Awards Ceremony as it is the Feast Day of St Florian, Patron Saint of Firefighters and International Firefighters' Day.

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Smoke across Blue Mountains 30-3-2015

There is currently a lot of smoke drift across the mountains from a hazard reduction being conducted in the Broken Back Range, near Yerranderie to the Coxes Arm of Lake Burragorang.

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Hazard Reduction Postponed for Monday 30th and Tuesday 31st March 2015

Due to damp conditions the two Hazard Reduction burns for this week have been postponed to a dater

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Climate overview April to June 2015‏

 The Bureau of Meteorology has released its climate forecast for April to June 2015.

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Climate overview March to May 2015‏

 The Bureau of Meteorology has released its climate forecast for March to May 2015.

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New NSW RFS helicopter and Blue Mountains RAFT truck‏

NSW Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons  joined Minister Stuart Ayres yesterday for the handover of the NSW Police Force PolAir5 helicopter (a BK117) to the NSW RFS.

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