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Fire Weather Outlook For Day 1

IDT13131

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Fire Weather Forecast for Tasmania
for Friday 27 November 2020

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Wednesday 25 November 2020.

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

Summary

District District FFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
King Island 5 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 8 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 10 Low-Moderate 100  
North East 7 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 14 High 36  
Midlands 15 High 67  
Upper Derwent Valley 20 High 85  
South East 19 High 44  
Central Plateau 13 High 15  
Western 11 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.

Friday

Light showers about the north in the morning and afternoon. Fine elsewhere, until showers develop about the west in the evening. Light winds becoming fresh and gusty northwest to northeasterly in the afternoon, turning southerly about the southeast in the evening.

District Weather Elements
for Friday 27 November 2020

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Wednesday 25 November 2020.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 10 < 5 NW 45 WNW 60 700
Furneaux Islands 0 9 < 5 N 40 WNW 45 1300
North West Coast 0 9 < 5 N 45 WNW 65 1500
Central North 0 4 < 5 N 45 WNW 65 1800
North East 0 5 < 5 N 40 WNW 60 1700
East Coast 0 5 < 5 NNW 50 WNW 65 1800
Midlands 0 7 < 5 NNW 60 WNW 70 1800
Upper Derwent Valley 0 8 < 5 NW 40 WNW 80 2100
South East 0 8 < 5 NW 45 WNW 75 2000
Central Plateau 0 9 < 5 NNW 55 WNW 70 2000
Western 0 10 10 NNW 50 WNW 75 2000