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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 16 December 2017

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Thursday 14 December 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 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 9 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 11 Low-Moderate 100  
North East 11 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 12 High 16  
Midlands 12 High 13  
Upper Derwent Valley 9 Low-Moderate 100  
South East 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Central Plateau 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Western 4 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 about the west, extending to most districts during the afternoon then clearing in the evening. Fresh and gusty northwesterly winds, tending west to southwesterly in the afternoon and southerly about the east.

District Weather Elements
for Saturday 16 December 2017

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Thursday 14 December 2017.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 2 < 5 WSW 30 WNW 60 1500
Furneaux Islands 0 5 0 WNW 50 WNW 65 1500
North West Coast 0 2 < 5 W 30 WNW 75 1900
Central North 0 2 < 5 W 30 WNW 75 2100
North East 0 3 < 5 W 35 WNW 65 2000
East Coast 0 4 < 5 W 35 WNW 75 2300
Midlands 0 3 < 5 WNW 35 WNW 85 2500
Upper Derwent Valley 0 2 < 5 WNW 45 WNW 85 2100
South East 0 2 5 WNW 55 WNW 85 2100
Central Plateau 0 2 5 W 35 WNW 85 2400
Western 0 1 25 WNW 50 WNW 80 1900