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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 Thursday 21 February 2019

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Tuesday 19 February 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 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 12 High 34  
North West Coast 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 13 High 47  
North East 15 High 45  
East Coast 14 High 60  
Midlands 13 High 34  
Upper Derwent Valley 7 Low-Moderate 100  
South East 14 High 23  
Central Plateau 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Western 3 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.

Thursday

Fine apart from showers about the west and far south. West to southwesterly winds.

District Weather Elements
for Thursday 21 February 2019

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Tuesday 19 February 2019.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 4 < 5 SW 35 WSW 60 1600
Furneaux Islands 0 1 < 5 WSW 45 WSW 65 1900
North West Coast 0 1 < 5 SW 45 WSW 75 2100
Central North 0 0 0 WSW 35 WSW 70 2300
North East 0 3 0 WSW 35 WSW 60 2400
East Coast 0 3 < 5 WSW 45 WSW 60 2400
Midlands 0 1 0 WSW 45 WSW 65 2300
Upper Derwent Valley 0 1 5 WSW 60 WSW 75 2100
South East 0 1 5 W 60 WSW 70 2200
Central Plateau 0 0 15 WSW 50 WSW 75 2300
Western 0 1 25 WSW 50 WSW 70 2000