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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

IDT13131

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Fire Weather Forecast for Tasmania
for Wednesday 1 March 2017

Issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Monday 27 February 2017.

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

Summary

District District FFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
King Island 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 7 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 14 High 26  
North East 8 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Midlands 16 High 63  
Upper Derwent Valley 14 High 54  
South East 13 High 15  
Central Plateau 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Western 7 Low-Moderate 100  

* Ratings and Total Fire Ban information 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.

Wednesday

Morning drizzle about the north coast and northeast. Fine elsewhere, apart from the chance of inland showers during the afternoon and early evening. Locally hot about the Derwent Valley and Midlands. Light winds, with afternoon coastal sea breezes.

District Weather Elements
for Wednesday 1 March 2017

Issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Monday 27 February 2017.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >1mm Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 9 < 5 < 5 W 10 100
Furneaux Islands 0 7 10 < 5 NNE 15 1400
North West Coast 0 8 15 < 5 W 15 1600
Central North 0 8 15 < 5 SSE 10 2200
North East 0 7 25 5 N 10 1900
East Coast 0 7 10 < 5 NW 10 2300
Midlands 0 7 5 < 5 W 5 2900
Upper Derwent Valley 0 7 < 5 < 5 W 15 3100
South East 0 6 < 5 0 NW 20 1700
Central Plateau 0 7 15 < 5 W 10 3400
Western 0 7 < 5 < 5 WNW 25 2200