The mercury is set to climb this weekend, with tomorrow's top of 28 degrees, predicted to be the hottest September day for Orange in over 20 years.
Today’s temperatures are predicted to get to a top of 24 degrees, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) advising a high fire danger for the Central Tablelands.
A warm front is making its way across the region, the BOM anticipating to record the first ever 40 degree day for September.
While it’s likely to cool down into next week, residents are reminded to take care when lighting fires around their properties, mowing the lawn, or using grinders, and as there is an increased risk of fires starting this weekend.
We can visit NSW RFS Fires Near Me, online to stay up to date.