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Fire Weather Outlook For Day 2

Weather Information - Fire Weather Outlook For Day 2

The following weather related information courtesy of Australian Bureau of Meteorology
Copyright Commonwealth of Australia

IDT13132

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Fire Weather Forecast for Tasmania
for Thursday 30 January 2020

Issued at 4:03 pm EDT on Monday 27 January 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 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 11 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 13 High 18  
Central North 30 Very High 24  
North East 38 Very High 35  
East Coast 51 Severe 16  
Midlands 42 Very High 98  
Upper Derwent Valley 41 Very High 79  
South East 37 Very High 43  
Central Plateau 30 Very High 19  
Western 16 High 22  

* 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

Hot. Mostly sunny. Fresh northwesterly winds, shifting southwest to southeasterly about the southeast and east during the afternoon. Very High fire danger across much of eastern, southern and central Tasmania, with Severe fire danger about parts of the east coast - temperatures reaching mid 30's, RH down to 15-20% and winds of 30 to 40 km/h across most southern, central and eastern areas.

District Weather Elements
for Thursday 30 January 2020

Issued at 4:03 pm EDT on Monday 27 January 2020.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 11 0 WNW 55 NW 50 100
Furneaux Islands 0 9 0 W 50 WNW 40 200
North West Coast 0 10 0 W 50 WNW 70 1100
Central North 0 9 0 W 50 WNW 75 1500
North East 0 10 0 W 60 WNW 70 1500
East Coast 0 10 0 W 70 W 95 1900
Midlands 0 10 0 WNW 45 W 95 2200
Upper Derwent Valley 0 9 0 WNW 70 W 110 2000
South East 0 9 0 WNW 85 W 125 1900
Central Plateau 0 9 0 WNW 45 W 85 2300
Western 0 9 < 5 WNW 70 W 105 1600