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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 26 October 2019

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Tuesday 22 October 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 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 6 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 5 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 6 Low-Moderate 100  
North East 6 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Midlands 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Derwent Valley 7 Low-Moderate 100  
South East 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Central Plateau 4 Low-Moderate 100  
Western 2 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.

Saturday

Showers in the north and west, extending statewide in the afternoon, then contracting to the west and far south in the evening. Snowfalls above 900 metres. Possible thunderstorms about the west and north. Fresh and gusty northwesterly winds, tending southwesterly in the afternoon.

District Weather Elements
for Saturday 26 October 2019

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Tuesday 22 October 2019.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 1 4 35 WSW 55 WSW 55 2300
Furneaux Islands 1 5 30 W 60 W 50 2200
North West Coast 1 4 40 WSW 50 WSW 50 2400
Central North 1 5 25 WSW 45 WSW 45 2600
North East 1 5 30 W 45 W 45 2600
East Coast 1 5 20 W 40 W 40 3000
Midlands 0 4 15 W 40 W 40 3000
Upper Derwent Valley 1 4 20 W 40 WSW 45 2700
South East 1 4 20 W 40 WSW 45 2700
Central Plateau 1 3 45 WSW 40 WSW 45 3200
Western 1 3 70 WSW 40 WSW 50 2500