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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 Monday 27 March 2017

Issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Thursday 23 March 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 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 8 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 10 Low-Moderate 100  
North East 8 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 13 High 19  
Midlands 14 High 48  
Upper Derwent Valley 15 High 55  
South East 16 High 56  
Central Plateau 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Western 14 High 32  

* 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.

Monday

Possible light showers about the north in the morning. Rain developing from the west during the afternoon and evening with the passage of a cold front. Freshening north to northeasterly winds, shifting westerly later in the day. There is uncertainty regarding the timing of the front at this stage, and also possible thunderstorms about the north ahead of the front.

District Weather Elements
for Monday 27 March 2017

Issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Thursday 23 March 2017.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >1mm Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 8 65 40 NW 65 600
Furneaux Islands 0 6 45 25 NNW 40 700
North West Coast 0 4 80 55 N 60 1300
Central North 0 3 75 50 NNW 50 1100
North East 0 4 65 40 NNW 45 1300
East Coast 0 5 65 35 NNW 65 1200
Midlands 0 7 75 50 NNW 75 1200
Upper Derwent Valley 0 7 75 50 NNW 65 1200
South East 0 8 65 35 NW 65 1000
Central Plateau 0 6 80 55 N 75 1600
Western 0 7 80 55 NNW 80 1400