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Fire Weather Outlook For Day 1

IDT13131

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Fire Weather Forecast for Tasmania
for Thursday 20 January 2022

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Tuesday 18 January 2022.

Forecasts are issued regularly: Please ensure you have the latest version.

Summary

District District FFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
King Island 10 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 7 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 10 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 16 High 39  
North East 9 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Midlands 17 High 50  
Upper Derwent Valley 16 High 65  
South East 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Central Plateau 12 High 10  
Western 10 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.

Thursday

Fine and mostly sunny. Easterly winds about the Bass Strait islands. Generally light winds elsewhere, and afternoon sea breezes.

District Weather Elements
for Thursday 20 January 2022

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Tuesday 18 January 2022.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 9 < 5 E 35 ESE 25 900
Furneaux Islands 0 7 < 5 ESE 25 SE 20 1300
North West Coast 0 7 < 5 ESE 20 SE 20 1500
Central North 0 7 < 5 SSE 15 SSE 25 1800
North East 0 7 < 5 SSE 20 S 25 1700
East Coast 0 6 < 5 SSW 15 S 25 1500
Midlands 0 7 < 5 SSW 10 S 25 1900
Upper Derwent Valley 0 6 < 5 SSW 10 S 20 1900
South East 0 6 < 5 SSW 15 S 25 1500
Central Plateau 0 6 < 5 SE 5 SSE 20 2300
Western 0 7 < 5 ESE 10 S 20 1900