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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 January 2018

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Tuesday 23 January 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 7 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 13 High 27  
Central North 24 High 73  
North East 13 High 29  
East Coast 10 Low-Moderate 100  
Midlands 23 High 63  
Upper Derwent Valley 21 High 70  
South East 12 High 13  
Central Plateau 17 High 60  
Western 13 High 17  

* Ratings and Total Fire Ban information 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

Possible showers about eastern, central and northern parts, mainly fine elsewhere. Locally hot inland. Light winds and afternoon sea breezes. Possible afternoon thunderstorms in the northeast of the state.

District Weather Elements
for Friday 26 January 2018

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Tuesday 23 January 2018.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 10 0 WNW 15 NW 55 700
Furneaux Islands 0 8 < 5 NW 20 WNW 25 600
North West Coast 0 10 < 5 WNW 15 NW 50 1200
Central North 0 9 < 5 NW 25 NW 55 2000
North East 0 8 10 NW 25 WNW 50 1500
East Coast 0 8 5 NW 35 WNW 55 1300
Midlands 0 9 < 5 NNW 25 NW 55 2000
Upper Derwent Valley 0 8 < 5 NW 15 WNW 55 2100
South East 0 7 0 NW 30 WNW 50 1300
Central Plateau 0 9 < 5 NW 15 WNW 50 2400
Western 0 9 0 NNW 25 WNW 45 1900