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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 Wednesday 20 February 2019

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Saturday 16 February 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 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 14 High 34  
North West Coast 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 13 High 17  
North East 12 High 13  
East Coast 16 High 61  
Midlands 15 High 82  
Upper Derwent Valley 13 High 35  
South East 14 High 34  
Central Plateau 9 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.

Wednesday

Showers about the west extending statewide during the afternoon. Northwesterly winds turning westerly during the afternoon. Winds lighter and more variable about the east.

District Weather Elements
for Wednesday 20 February 2019

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Saturday 16 February 2019.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 0 < 5 W 45 W 65 1800
Furneaux Islands 0 0 < 5 W 45 WNW 55 1800
North West Coast 0 1 5 W 40 WNW 65 2100
Central North 0 1 < 5 WNW 35 WNW 65 2100
North East 0 1 < 5 WNW 50 WNW 60 1900
East Coast 0 4 < 5 WNW 40 WNW 65 2300
Midlands 0 3 < 5 WNW 35 WNW 70 2500
Upper Derwent Valley 0 2 < 5 WNW 40 WNW 80 2400
South East 0 4 10 WNW 45 WNW 75 2300
Central Plateau 0 2 15 WNW 40 WNW 70 2400
Western 0 2 45 WNW 55 WNW 80 2200