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Fire Weather Outlook For Day 2

Weather Information - Fire Weather Outlook For Day 2

The following weather related information courtesy of Australian Bureau of Meteorology
Copyright Commonwealth of Australia

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Fire Weather Forecast for Tasmania
for Tuesday 23 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 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 11 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 13 High 17  
North East 13 High 21  
East Coast 14 High 36  
Midlands 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Derwent Valley 10 Low-Moderate 100  
South East 12 High 14  
Central Plateau 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Western 7 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.

Tuesday

Showers about the west, extending statewide early in the morning before contracting to the west and far south in the evening. Snowfalls lowering to 800 metres in the south in the evening. Fresh, cool and dry northwesterly winds tending westerly during the day.

District Weather Elements
for Tuesday 23 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 3 < 5 W 50 WNW 70 2200
Furneaux Islands 0 6 < 5 WNW 65 NW 85 1700
North West Coast 0 3 10 WNW 50 WNW 75 2300
Central North 0 4 < 5 WNW 55 NW 85 2300
North East 0 4 < 5 WNW 60 WNW 85 2200
East Coast 0 5 5 WNW 50 NW 80 2500
Midlands 0 4 < 5 WNW 45 NW 70 2500
Upper Derwent Valley 0 3 < 5 WNW 55 NW 80 2500
South East 0 4 < 5 WNW 55 NW 80 2600
Central Plateau 0 3 10 WNW 50 WNW 80 2600
Western 0 3 20 WNW 65 NW 80 2600