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Fire Weather Outlook For Day 3

Weather Information - Fire Weather Outlook For Day 3

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

IDT13133

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Fire Weather Forecast for Tasmania
for Saturday 27 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 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 13 High 61  
North West Coast 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 9 Low-Moderate 100  
North East 11 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 10 Low-Moderate 100  
Midlands 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Derwent Valley 6 Low-Moderate 100  
South East 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Central Plateau 5 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.

Saturday

Showers in the west, far south and Bass Strait islands. Fine elsewhere. Fresh and gusty west to southwesterly winds.

District Weather Elements
for Saturday 27 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 0 5 WSW 40 SW 65 1800
Furneaux Islands 0 3 < 5 WSW 50 SW 55 1900
North West Coast 0 0 5 WSW 55 SW 80 1900
Central North 0 0 < 5 WSW 45 SW 65 1800
North East 0 2 < 5 WSW 40 WSW 55 1800
East Coast 0 1 0 WSW 60 SW 60 1900
Midlands 0 0 < 5 W 60 WSW 65 2000
Upper Derwent Valley 0 0 5 W 75 WSW 85 2000
South East 0 0 5 W 75 WSW 80 2000
Central Plateau 0 0 20 W 65 WSW 90 2000
Western 0 0 35 W 65 WSW 85 2000