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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 Saturday 7 December 2019

Issued at 4:03 pm EDT on Thursday 5 December 2019.

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 11 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 12 High 15  
Central North 15 High 69  
North East 14 High 31  
East Coast 17 High 67  
Midlands 14 High 47  
Upper Derwent Valley 10 Low-Moderate 100  
South East 14 High 26  
Central Plateau 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Western 1 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.

Saturday

Showers about western, central and southern areas, decreasing in the afternoon. Fine elsewhere. Strong and gusty west to southwesterly winds gradually moderating.

District Weather Elements
for Saturday 7 December 2019

Issued at 4:03 pm EDT on Thursday 5 December 2019.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 4 < 5 WSW 60 SW 80 1400
Furneaux Islands 0 4 0 WSW 65 WSW 80 1700
North West Coast 0 1 < 5 SW 70 SW 85 1800
Central North 0 2 < 5 WSW 55 SW 85 2300
North East 0 3 < 5 WSW 55 SW 80 2300
East Coast 0 2 < 5 WSW 65 SW 85 2400
Midlands 0 1 < 5 WSW 65 SW 85 2300
Upper Derwent Valley 0 1 25 WSW 70 SW 85 2100
South East 0 1 25 WSW 75 SW 85 2100
Central Plateau 0 0 30 WSW 65 SW 85 2300
Western 0 1 60 WSW 60 SW 80 1800