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Fire Weather Outlook For Day 1

Weather Information - Fire Weather Outlook For Day 1

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

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Fire Weather Forecast for Tasmania
for Thursday 24 October 2019

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Tuesday 22 October 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 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 6 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 13 High 26  
North East 14 High 23  
East Coast 18 High 85  
Midlands 18 High 96  
Upper Derwent Valley 19 High 85  
South East 18 High 45  
Central Plateau 15 High 26  
Western 11 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

Mainly fine, however very slight (5%) risk of isolated thunderstorms with little rainfall about the southern half of the state in the afternoon. Northwesterly winds, freshening during the day and become strong and gusty in the northwest late.

District Weather Elements
for Thursday 24 October 2019

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Tuesday 22 October 2019.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 12 < 5 NW 55 NW 45 100
Furneaux Islands 0 11 0 WNW 25 WNW 20 700
North West Coast 0 10 0 NW 45 NW 50 1000
Central North 0 10 0 NW 40 WNW 40 1400
North East 0 10 0 WNW 35 WNW 35 1500
East Coast 0 10 0 WNW 35 WNW 40 1800
Midlands 0 10 0 NW 35 WNW 45 2000
Upper Derwent Valley 0 10 0 NW 35 WNW 55 3000
South East 0 10 0 NW 35 WNW 55 1900
Central Plateau 0 10 0 NW 40 WNW 50 3200
Western 0 10 0 NW 50 NW 55 2800