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Fire Weather Outlook For Day 1

Weather Information - Fire Weather Outlook For Day 1

The following weather related information courtesy of Australian Bureau of Meteorology
Copyright Commonwealth of Australia

IDT13131

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Fire Weather Forecast for Tasmania
for Friday 24 February 2017

Issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Wednesday 22 February 2017.

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

Summary

District District FFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
King Island 10 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 9 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 12 High 10  
North East 8 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 10 Low-Moderate 100  
Midlands 12 High 19  
Upper Derwent Valley 12 High 12  
South East 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Central Plateau 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Western 3 Low-Moderate 100  

* Ratings and Total Fire Ban information 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.

Friday

Showers in the west, south and east. Mainly fine otherwise. West to southwesterly winds, lighter and more variable in the east. Possible Thunderstorms along the southwest coast very early Ianthe morning.

District Weather Elements
for Friday 24 February 2017

Issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Wednesday 22 February 2017.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >1mm Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 9 0 0 SW 30 1600
Furneaux Islands 0 10 5 < 5 W 25 1100
North West Coast 0 8 < 5 0 WSW 25 1700
Central North 0 7 < 5 < 5 NW 10 2000
North East 0 5 40 15 W 10 1900
East Coast 0 1 50 20 NNW 25 2100
Midlands 0 3 10 < 5 W 20 2100
Upper Derwent Valley 0 3 5 < 5 W 35 2100
South East 0 3 10 < 5 W 35 2100
Central Plateau 0 3 5 < 5 W 20 2100
Western 0 1 30 < 5 W 35 2000