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Fire Weather Outlook For Day 1

IDT13131

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Fire Weather Forecast for Tasmania
for Thursday 15 April 2021

Issued at 4:00 pm EST on Tuesday 13 April 2021.

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 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 10 Low-Moderate 100  
North East 8 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Midlands 10 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Derwent Valley 7 Low-Moderate 100  
South East 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Central Plateau 4 Low-Moderate 100  
Western 2 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

Showers about western, southern and central areas, and the Bass Strait islands. Possible showers elsewhere. Snow lowering to 800 metres in the south during the afternoon and evening. Fresh to locally strong and gusty west to southwesterly winds.

District Weather Elements
for Thursday 15 April 2021

Issued at 4:00 pm EST on Tuesday 13 April 2021.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 2 20 WSW 65 W 90 2000
Furneaux Islands 0 3 15 W 80 W 85 1900
North West Coast 0 3 35 WSW 65 W 95 2000
Central North 0 4 < 5 WSW 55 W 95 2200
North East 0 4 < 5 W 75 W 95 2100
East Coast 0 4 < 5 W 65 W 90 2300
Midlands 0 3 < 5 W 60 W 90 2400
Upper Derwent Valley 0 3 45 WSW 70 W 95 2000
South East 0 3 30 W 75 W 95 2200
Central Plateau 0 2 60 WSW 60 W 90 2300
Western 0 3 85 WSW 60 W 80 2100