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 Wednesday 28 January 2015

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Tuesday 27 January 2015.

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

Summary

District District GFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
Gascoyne Coast 31 High 99  
Gascoyne Inland 30 High 86  
Goldfields 32 Very High 10  
Eucla 31 High 100  
South Interior 27 High 79  

* 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.

Wednesday

A surface trough will continue to deepen down the west coast while a high in the Bight drives cooler SE'ly winds over the Eucla and South Interior. Fresh afternoon sea breezes are expected about the Gascoyne coast.

District Weather Elements
for Wednesday 28 January 2015

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Tuesday 27 January 2015.

District TAL Prob Rain >5mm
Gascoyne Coast 0 < 5
Gascoyne Inland 1 15
Goldfields 1 < 5
Eucla 0 0
South Interior 1 10

Detailed District Forecast
for Wednesday 28 January 2015

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Tuesday 27 January 2015.

  Fuel Type Dist FDI GFDI > 32 GFDI > 50 GFDI > 75 GFDI > 100
% Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours
Gascoyne Coast G 31 9 13 4 0     0     0    
Gascoyne Inland G 30 7 08 2 0     0     0    
Goldfields G 32 10 08 2 0     0     0    
Eucla G 31 9 14 1 0     0     0    
South Interior G 27 1 08 1 0     0     0