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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 Tuesday 17 December 2019

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Sunday 15 December 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 3 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 6 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 13 High 29  
North East 11 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 12 High 13  
Midlands 15 High 70  
Upper Derwent Valley 15 High 49  
South East 10 Low-Moderate 100  
Central Plateau 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Western 3 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.

Tuesday

Early showers about the west and south, otherwise mainly fine. Westerly winds becoming light during the morning. Afternoon coastal sea breezes. Maximum temperatures reaching mid 20's across the north and east and high 20's over the Tamar Valley and northern Midlands. RH reducing to around 30% across the midlands and central parts of the state. Winds 10-20 km/h.

District Weather Elements
for Tuesday 17 December 2019

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Sunday 15 December 2019.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 9 0 WSW 45 WSW 70 700
Furneaux Islands 0 9 0 WSW 45 WSW 65 800
North West Coast 0 9 0 WSW 45 WSW 75 1400
Central North 0 8 < 5 WSW 30 WSW 70 1900
North East 0 6 0 WSW 25 WSW 75 1900
East Coast 0 5 < 5 W 20 WSW 75 2200
Midlands 0 5 < 5 W 15 WSW 75 2300
Upper Derwent Valley 0 7 0 W 25 WSW 70 2200
South East 0 6 < 5 W 30 WSW 75 1800
Central Plateau 0 8 0 WSW 30 WSW 70 2300
Western 0 9 < 5 WSW 35 WSW 75 1500