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 24 January 2017

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Tuesday 24 January 2017.

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 56 55 Severe 21 Y
Gascoyne Inland 41 34 Very High 52  
Goldfields 39 24 Very High 21  
Eucla 22 13 High 79  
South Interior   19 High 54  

* 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

A broad surface trough lies over the Gascoyne with a ridge over the southern parts of the State. Wednesday and Thursday will see the surface trough develop and deepen along the west coast.

District Weather Elements
for Tuesday 24 January 2017

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Tuesday 24 January 2017.

District TAL Prob Rain >5mm
Gascoyne Coast 1 5
Gascoyne Inland 1 15
Goldfields 0 0
Eucla 0 0
South Interior 1 20

Detailed District Forecast
for Tuesday 24 January 2017

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Tuesday 24 January 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 56 80 08 12 21 13 3 0     0    
G 55 66 08 6 18 14 2 < 1 NA NA 0    
Gascoyne Inland F 41 52 00 23 < 1 NA NA 0     0    
G 34 16 00 10 < 1 NA NA 0     0    
Goldfields F 39 21 13 6 0     0     0    
G 24 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0    
Eucla F 22 0     0     0     0    
G 13 0     0     0     0    
South Interior G 19 0     0     0     0