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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

IDT13132

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Fire Weather Forecast for Tasmania
for Friday 26 April 2019

Issued at 4:00 pm EST on Tuesday 23 April 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 13 High 49  
Furneaux Islands 19 High 97  
North West Coast 10 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 15 High 57  
North East 18 High 63  
East Coast 17 High 74  
Midlands 12 High 33  
Upper Derwent Valley 9 Low-Moderate 100  
South East 13 High 23  
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, easing and contracting to the west, far south and Bass Strait islands in the afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 700 metres about the west and south. Possible small hail and thunderstorms. Strong and gusty west to northwesterly winds turning west to southwesterly in the morning.

District Weather Elements
for Friday 26 April 2019

Issued at 4:00 pm EST on Tuesday 23 April 2019.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 4 25 WSW 85 WSW 85 2700
Furneaux Islands 0 5 25 WSW 85 W 90 2900
North West Coast 0 4 30 SW 90 WSW 90 2200
Central North 0 4 10 WSW 65 WSW 85 2700
North East 0 5 10 WSW 75 WSW 85 2700
East Coast 0 4 10 WSW 85 WSW 95 2400
Midlands 0 4 15 WSW 85 WSW 95 2400
Upper Derwent Valley 0 3 40 WSW 95 WSW 100 2200
South East 0 4 35 WSW 100 WSW 100 2200
Central Plateau 0 3 50 WSW 80 WSW 95 2300
Western 0 3 55 WSW 85 WSW 90 2300