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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 Saturday 1 April 2017

Issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Thursday 30 March 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 15 High 92  
Furneaux Islands 24 High 99  
North West Coast 18 High 61  
Central North 21 High 98  
North East 26 Very High 14  
East Coast 22 High 92  
Midlands 19 High 97  
Upper Derwent Valley 15 High 40  
South East 19 High 72  
Central Plateau 10 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.

Saturday

Showers extending from the west in the early morning and then contracting to the west and far south during the afternoon. West to northwesterly winds, tending fresh and gusty west to southwesterly during the morning.

District Weather Elements
for Saturday 1 April 2017

Issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Thursday 30 March 2017.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >1mm Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 2 50 25 WSW 60 2000
Furneaux Islands 0 4 45 20 WSW 70 2100
North West Coast 0 3 55 25 WSW 60 2100
Central North 0 4 40 15 WSW 45 2200
North East 0 4 45 20 WSW 50 2200
East Coast 0 4 35 10 WSW 50 2200
Midlands 0 4 40 15 WSW 55 2200
Upper Derwent Valley 0 3 60 30 WSW 65 2000
South East 0 4 60 25 WSW 65 2100
Central Plateau 0 3 65 40 WSW 65 2100
Western 0 3 80 55 WSW 60 2100