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Fire Weather Outlook For Day 1

IDT13131

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Fire Weather Forecast for Tasmania
for Monday 1 March 2021

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Saturday 27 February 2021.

Forecasts are issued regularly: Please ensure you have the latest version.

Summary

District District FFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
King Island 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 7 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 10 Low-Moderate 100  
North East 7 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Midlands 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Derwent Valley 8 Low-Moderate 100  
South East 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Central Plateau 4 Low-Moderate 100  
Western 2 Low-Moderate 100  

* Ratings are provided in conjunction with Fire Authorities.

* District FDI is the representative peak FDI in the district for that fuel type. 10% of the district has a max FDI higher than this value.

* Percent Coverage is the percentage of the District that falls in or above the District Rating threshold.

Monday

Showers, increasing during the afternoon though little reaching the Central North, contracting to the west and far south in the evening. Possible afternoon thunderstorms about the east. West to northwesterly winds, shifting strong and gusty southwesterly during the afternoon and evening.

District Weather Elements
for Monday 1 March 2021

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Saturday 27 February 2021.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 6 < 5 SW 60 WSW 95 1800
Furneaux Islands 0 5 < 5 W 70 W 80 1600
North West Coast 0 2 10 SW 55 W 65 1900
Central North 0 3 5 WSW 50 W 50 2200
North East 1 3 10 W 60 W 65 2100
East Coast 1 3 40 W 40 WNW 45 2100
Midlands 1 3 25 WSW 50 WNW 40 2000
Upper Derwent Valley 0 2 30 WSW 40 WNW 50 1900
South East 0 2 55 WSW 40 WNW 50 1900
Central Plateau 0 2 40 WSW 40 W 50 2200
Western 0 2 75 WSW 45 W 50 1800