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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 10 April 2020

Issued at 4:00 pm EST on Wednesday 8 April 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 2 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 5 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 3 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 4 Low-Moderate 100  
North East 4 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Midlands 10 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Derwent Valley 11 Low-Moderate 100  
South East 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Central Plateau 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Western 4 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

Showers developing in the north and west during the day and extending statewide during the afternoon and evening. Fresh to strong and gusty northwesterly winds, shifting westerly in the evening.

District Weather Elements
for Friday 10 April 2020

Issued at 4:00 pm EST on Wednesday 8 April 2020.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 5 20 NW 55 WNW 50 1100
Furneaux Islands 0 4 < 5 WNW 55 NW 65 1600
North West Coast 0 3 50 WNW 70 WNW 75 1500
Central North 0 3 20 WNW 75 WNW 80 1600
North East 0 3 20 WNW 75 WNW 80 1700
East Coast 0 9 < 5 WNW 85 WNW 80 1700
Midlands 0 8 < 5 WNW 80 WNW 90 1800
Upper Derwent Valley 0 8 20 WNW 90 WNW 100 1800
South East 0 9 25 WNW 100 WNW 100 1700
Central Plateau 0 5 45 WNW 70 WNW 95 2000
Western 0 6 80 WNW 95 WNW 95 1600