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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 Friday 26 April 2019

Issued at 5:18 pm EST on Wednesday 24 April 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 10 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 18 High 92  
North West Coast 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 13 High 22  
North East 15 High 60  
East Coast 16 High 71  
Midlands 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Derwent Valley 9 Low-Moderate 100  
South East 16 High 33  
Central Plateau 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Western 4 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.

Friday

Statewide showers and hail, easing and contracting to the west, south and Bass Strait during the morning, and little falling about the east. The chance of thunderstorms about the west, south and Bass Strait. Snow above 700 metres. Strong and gusty west to northwesterly winds turning west to southwesterly in the morning.

District Weather Elements
for Friday 26 April 2019

Issued at 5:18 pm EST on Wednesday 24 April 2019.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 1 4 15 WSW 80 WSW 80 2700
Furneaux Islands 0 4 20 WSW 85 W 95 3100
North West Coast 1 4 30 WSW 90 WSW 90 2200
Central North 0 4 5 WSW 70 WSW 80 2700
North East 0 5 15 WSW 75 WSW 80 2800
East Coast 0 4 5 WSW 80 WSW 85 2700
Midlands 0 3 15 WSW 80 WSW 90 2500
Upper Derwent Valley 1 3 45 WSW 90 WSW 95 2200
South East 1 4 30 WSW 95 WSW 95 2500
Central Plateau 1 3 50 WSW 80 WSW 95 2500
Western 1 3 60 WSW 80 WSW 90 2300