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 Tuesday 21 November 2017

Issued at 1:31 am WST on Tuesday 21 November 2017.

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Summary

District District FFDI District GFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
Gascoyne Coast 47 37 Very High 36  
Gascoyne Inland 55 33 Very High 19  
Goldfields 54 55 Severe 13 Y
Eucla 23 28 High 71  
South Interior   47 Very High 44  

* 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.

Tuesday

Isolated thunderstorms possible over far eastern parts of the Goldfields, Eucla, and the South Interior. A developing ridge to the south will generate fresh and gusty south to southeasterly winds through the Eucla and Goldfields during the afternoon.

District Weather Elements
for Tuesday 21 November 2017

Issued at 1:31 am WST on Tuesday 21 November 2017.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
Gascoyne Coast 0 10 0 ESE 25 SSW 15 2200
Gascoyne Inland 0 11 0 SSE 30 SW 20 3400
Goldfields 1 9 < 5 S 35 WNW 45 3300
Eucla 1 8 10 SSW 25 WNW 55 1700
South Interior 1 12 < 5 S 35 WNW 25 4100

Detailed District Forecast
for Tuesday 21 November 2017

Issued at 1:31 am WST on Tuesday 21 November 2017.

  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 47 78 11 9 6 14 3 0     0    
G 37 35 10 9 2 13 2 0     0    
Gascoyne Inland F 55 95 00 24 39 10 8 0     0    
G 33 18 08 8 0     0     0    
Goldfields F 54 42 10 10 18 13 5 0     0    
G 55 53 13 8 13 15 3 1 16 1 0    
Eucla F 23 0     0     0     0    
G 28 2 14 1 0     0     0    
South Interior G 47 44 07 10 8 17 2 0     0