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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 Saturday 16 December 2017

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Tuesday 12 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 4 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 8 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 12 High 10  
North East 11 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Midlands 13 High 17  
Upper Derwent Valley 9 Low-Moderate 100  
South East 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Central Plateau 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Western 6 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 developing in the west and far south during the morning, extending to most parts during the afternoon, then contracting to the northeast in the evening. Fresh and gusty northwesterly winds, tending southwesterly in the afternoon.

District Weather Elements
for Saturday 16 December 2017

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Tuesday 12 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 25 WNW 65 1500
Furneaux Islands 0 5 0 W 50 WNW 65 1600
North West Coast 0 8 < 5 WSW 30 W 60 1800
Central North 0 4 < 5 WSW 30 W 70 2000
North East 0 8 < 5 WSW 30 W 75 2000
East Coast 0 8 < 5 W 30 W 75 2000
Midlands 0 3 < 5 W 30 W 70 2000
Upper Derwent Valley 0 3 < 5 W 40 W 75 2000
South East 0 3 < 5 W 45 W 85 2000
Central Plateau 0 3 10 W 35 W 65 2000
Western 0 4 20 W 40 W 75 1800