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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 22 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 5 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 9 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 12 High 11  
Central North 12 High 16  
North East 9 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Midlands 15 High 71  
Upper Derwent Valley 13 High 24  
South East 12 High 10  
Central Plateau 9 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

Fine apart from light showers about the southwest. West to southwesterly winds, with afternoon sea breezes about the east.

District Weather Elements
for Friday 22 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 6 0 SW 20 WSW 35 1200
Furneaux Islands 0 6 0 WSW 25 WSW 40 1400
North West Coast 0 5 < 5 SW 30 WSW 45 1700
Central North 0 4 0 SW 20 WSW 45 3600
North East 0 3 < 5 SW 20 WSW 50 3600
East Coast 0 2 < 5 WSW 20 WSW 50 3700
Midlands 0 3 0 WSW 20 WSW 45 3800
Upper Derwent Valley 0 2 < 5 WSW 25 WSW 45 1900
South East 0 2 < 5 W 35 WSW 50 1900
Central Plateau 0 3 < 5 WSW 25 WSW 45 3600
Western 0 2 5 W 30 WSW 50 1700