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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 Monday 22 October 2018

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Saturday 20 October 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 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 6 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 8 Low-Moderate 100  
North East 10 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 15 High 64  
Midlands 14 High 34  
Upper Derwent Valley 16 High 49  
South East 14 High 30  
Central Plateau 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Western 10 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.

Monday

A warming northwesterly airstream develops. Showers develop about the west in the evening. Northeast to northwesterly winds, locally fresh in the afternoon.

District Weather Elements
for Monday 22 October 2018

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Saturday 20 October 2018.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 7 10 NW 60 WNW 60 700
Furneaux Islands 0 7 < 5 WNW 35 WNW 45 1400
North West Coast 0 4 10 NW 45 WNW 60 1500
Central North 0 4 < 5 NW 40 NW 60 1600
North East 0 6 < 5 WNW 40 NW 50 1600
East Coast 0 7 < 5 WNW 40 WNW 55 1800
Midlands 0 5 < 5 NW 40 WNW 60 1800
Upper Derwent Valley 0 5 < 5 NW 35 WNW 60 2400
South East 0 5 < 5 NW 35 NW 60 2200
Central Plateau 0 4 5 NW 35 WNW 60 2200
Western 0 4 10 NW 50 WNW 65 2100