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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 11 April 2020

Issued at 4:00 pm EST on Thursday 9 April 2020.

Forecasts are issued regularly: Please ensure you have the latest version.

Summary

District District FFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
King Island 13 High 29  
Furneaux Islands 16 High 57  
North West Coast 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 6 Low-Moderate 100  
North East 8 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Midlands 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Derwent Valley 6 Low-Moderate 100  
South East 5 Low-Moderate 100  
Central Plateau 3 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.

Saturday

Showers, mostly clearing from the central north and northeast later. Possible thunderstorms in the south. Snowfalls to around 900 metres. Fresh to strong and gusty westerly winds becoming southwesterly during the day.

District Weather Elements
for Saturday 11 April 2020

Issued at 4:00 pm EST on Thursday 9 April 2020.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 2 20 SSW 95 SSW 90 2100
Furneaux Islands 0 3 35 SW 60 SW 60 2400
North West Coast 0 3 20 SSW 70 SSW 70 1900
Central North 0 4 10 SSW 45 SSW 45 2400
North East 0 4 25 SSW 45 SW 45 2600
East Coast 0 3 20 SW 45 SSW 35 2300
Midlands 0 3 15 SW 45 SSW 35 2200
Upper Derwent Valley 0 2 20 SW 40 SSW 40 2000
South East 1 2 25 SW 40 SSW 35 2000
Central Plateau 0 2 30 SSW 50 SSW 55 2200
Western 1 2 45 SSW 50 SSW 55 1900