Tasmanian Fire Danger Ratings

On 1 September 2022, the National Council for Fire and Emergency Services launched the Australian Fire Danger Rating System.

This new system uses 4 simple ratings: moderate, high, extreme, catastrophic, to classify fire danger at fire weather districts across Australia.

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Tasmania Fire Danger Ratings

Issued at 4:06 pm EDT on Wednesday 1 February 2023.

District Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
King Island High 28
High 26
High 32
Moderate 12
Furneaux Islands High 37
High 35
High 39
Moderate 18
North West Coast Moderate 18
Moderate 14
High 24
Moderate 19
Central North High 24
Moderate 21
High 34
High 24
North East High 32
Moderate 23
High 28
Moderate 20
East Coast High 25
Moderate 20
Moderate 22
Moderate 21
Midlands High 26
Moderate 20
Moderate 22
Moderate 23
Upper Derwent Valley High 29
Moderate 17
Moderate 23
Moderate 23
South East High 32
Moderate 18
High 28
High 24
Central Plateau Moderate 23
Moderate 17
Moderate 22
Moderate 20
Western High 25
Moderate 18
High 24
Moderate 18

Code

Fire Danger Ratings
(Fire Behaviour Index - FBI)
No Rating
(< 12)
Moderate
(12-23)
High
(24-49)
Extreme
(50-99)
Catastrophic
(>= 100)

Notes

  • Monitor the forecast Fire Danger Ratings at www.fire.tas.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
  • Monitor the current bushfire situation and warnings on ABC Local Radio or on the TFS website www.fire.tas.gov.au. For more information on fire danger ratings, fire bans, and how to prepare for bushfire visit the TFS website www.fire.tas.gov.au or call 1800 000 699.
  • Note: On occasion Fire Danger Ratings may not adhere to FBI thresholds above due to agency discretion in setting FDRs.