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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 Thursday 19 October 2017

Issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Tuesday 17 October 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 2 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 4 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 2 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 4 Low-Moderate 100  
North East 5 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Midlands 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Derwent Valley 5 Low-Moderate 100  
South East 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Central Plateau 4 Low-Moderate 100  
Western 3 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.

Thursday

Rain extending statewide from the west during the morning. Humid northwesterly winds becoming westerly in the afternoon. 20% chance of isolated thunderstorms about the north, west and southeast.

District Weather Elements
for Thursday 19 October 2017

Issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Tuesday 17 October 2017.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 5 45 WNW 65 WNW 95 1000
Furneaux Islands 0 7 40 WNW 60 WNW 85 600
North West Coast 0 6 55 W 55 WNW 90 1200
Central North 0 6 40 WNW 65 WNW 90 1200
North East 0 7 25 WNW 75 NW 90 1400
East Coast 0 8 20 NW 80 NW 85 1500
Midlands 0 7 35 NW 80 NW 90 1500
Upper Derwent Valley 0 6 40 WNW 60 WNW 90 1700
South East 0 7 35 WNW 65 WNW 85 1400
Central Plateau 0 5 50 WNW 55 WNW 90 1900
Western 0 6 60 WNW 60 WNW 85 1400