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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 14 December 2018

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Wednesday 12 December 2018.

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

Summary

District District FFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
King Island 3 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 5 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 10 Low-Moderate 100  
North East 5 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Midlands 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Derwent Valley 13 High 29  
South East 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Central Plateau 8 Low-Moderate 100  
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

Rain about the north and east. Possible heavy falls and thunderstorms about the Bass Strait islands. Cloudy elsewhere. Humid northeast to southeasterly winds.

District Weather Elements
for Friday 14 December 2018

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Wednesday 12 December 2018.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 1 2 95 E 75 E 70 800
Furneaux Islands 1 2 90 ENE 70 ENE 60 900
North West Coast 1 4 10 E 60 E 50 1700
Central North 0 6 15 E 45 ENE 45 1700
North East 0 2 60 E 55 ENE 50 1400
East Coast 0 6 25 ENE 35 ENE 40 1400
Midlands 0 6 < 5 ENE 35 ENE 35 1600
Upper Derwent Valley 0 7 0 ENE 35 ENE 30 1700
South East 0 8 < 5 ENE 35 ENE 30 1400
Central Plateau 0 7 < 5 E 35 ENE 35 2200
Western 0 11 < 5 ENE 35 ENE 30 1900