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Fire Weather Outlook For Day 3

Weather Information - Fire Weather Outlook For Day 3

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

IDT13133

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Fire Weather Forecast for Tasmania
for Friday 31 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 21 High 100  
Furneaux Islands 31 Very High 20  
North West Coast 17 High 30  
Central North 39 Very High 50  
North East 47 Very High 41  
East Coast 73 Severe 83  
Midlands 66 Severe 62  
Upper Derwent Valley 64 Severe 54  
South East 65 Severe 23  
Central Plateau 43 Very High 34  
Western 24 High 70  

* 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

Hot to very hot. Showers developing in the west in the afternoon or evening, extending into central parts and increasing in the west later. Fresh northwesterly winds. RH down to 10-20% over southern, eastern and central areas winds of 35-45km/h and temperatures in the mid to high 30's, possibly 40 degrees about parts of the southeast. Severe Fire Danger about southern , eastern and central areas with a small area of Extreme fire danger about the Lower East Coast. High cloud increasing through the afternoon.

District Weather Elements
for Friday 31 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 12 25 NNW 55 NW 65 100
Furneaux Islands 0 12 5 N 20 WSW 40 200
North West Coast 0 12 30 NNW 60 NW 55 900
Central North 0 11 15 NNW 55 WNW 55 1800
North East 0 11 10 NW 50 WNW 35 1900
East Coast 0 11 10 NW 60 WNW 55 3000
Midlands 0 11 15 NW 70 WNW 70 3000
Upper Derwent Valley 0 11 20 WNW 65 NW 80 3000
South East 0 11 15 WNW 75 NW 85 2100
Central Plateau 0 11 25 NNW 60 WNW 65 2800
Western 0 11 35 NW 85 WNW 80 1300