Fire Weather Forecast for Central and Eastern Western Australia

IDW15500

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Central and Eastern WA
for Sunday 11 December 2016

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Sunday 11 December 2016.

Forecasts are issued regularly: Please ensure you have the latest version.

Summary

District District FFDI District GFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
Gascoyne Coast 52 43 Severe 14 Y
Gascoyne Inland 56 54 Severe 37 Y
Goldfields 65 48 Severe 95 Y
Eucla 66 57 Severe 97 Y
South Interior   42 Very High 59  

* Ratings 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.

Sunday

A surface trough just inland from the west coast will move eastward crossing the southern parts of the state during Sunday. Fresh and gusty northerly winds.

District Weather Elements
for Sunday 11 December 2016

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Sunday 11 December 2016.

District TAL Prob Rain >5mm
Gascoyne Coast 0 < 5
Gascoyne Inland 1 5
Goldfields 1 < 5
Eucla 0 0
South Interior 0 < 5

Detailed District Forecast
for Sunday 11 December 2016

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Sunday 11 December 2016.

  Fuel Type Dist FDI FFDI > 32
GFDI > 32
FFDI > 50
GFDI > 50
FFDI > 75
GFDI > 75
FFDI > 100
GFDI > 100
% Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours
Gascoyne Coast F 52 70 11 7 14 12 3 0     0    
G 43 36 11 6 1 13 1 0     0    
Gascoyne Inland F 56 97 08 10 37 10 5 0     0    
G 54 49 09 8 15 13 4 < 1 NA NA 0    
Goldfields F 65 100 00 24 95 08 10 0     0    
G 48 96 07 10 6 08 6 0     0    
Eucla F 66 100 08 16 97 09 9 0     0    
G 57 99 08 15 39 10 2 0     0    
South Interior G 42 59 07 4 1 08 1 0     0