Yep, it’s the hottest day of the year so far for Ballarat

February 17, 2023 3:54 pm in by
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Ballarat is sweltering through its hottest day of the year so far with 38 degrees exactly recorded at 2.45pm today.

We’re being belted by strong winds to with up to 61Kph northwest gusts.

According to the latest forecast from the BOM don’t expect the cool change until around 7 or 8pm tonight.

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The total fire ban remains in place for Central and North Central districts until midnight tonight with no fires to be lit or be allowed to remain alight in the open air.