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Fire Weather Outlook For Day 1

IDT13131

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Fire Weather Forecast for Tasmania
for Friday 28 January 2022

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Wednesday 26 January 2022.

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Summary

District District FFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
King Island 4 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 5 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 7 Low-Moderate 100  
North East 5 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Midlands 10 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Derwent Valley 15 High 60  
South East 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Central Plateau 12 High 10  
Western 6 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 about the west during the afternoon and clearing the northwest in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms about the north with possible heavy falls, contracting to the northeast during the morning. The chance of thunderstorms with heavy rain and hail about central eastern areas in the afternoon and evening. Humid. Hot inland in the south. North to northwesterly winds, shifting southwest to southeasterly during the afternoon and evening.

District Weather Elements
for Friday 28 January 2022

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Wednesday 26 January 2022.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 1 5 30 W 25 WNW 70 1200
Furneaux Islands 1 3 75 WNW 40 NW 50 700
North West Coast 1 5 35 WNW 20 WNW 60 1600
Central North 1 3 50 WNW 35 WNW 70 1400
North East 1 4 50 WNW 40 NW 65 1400
East Coast 1 5 35 WNW 40 NW 70 1500
Midlands 1 4 40 WNW 30 WNW 70 2000
Upper Derwent Valley 0 3 20 WNW 20 WNW 60 2500
South East 1 3 15 NW 35 WNW 65 1900
Central Plateau 1 3 25 NW 25 WNW 65 2600
Western 1 3 25 NW 30 WNW 60 1800