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 Saturday 7 March 2015

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Saturday 7 March 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 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Gascoyne Inland 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Goldfields 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Eucla 10 Low-Moderate 100  
South Interior 24 High 28  

* 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.

Saturday

A strong ridge of high pressure lies to the south of the state and will direct moderate east to southeasterly winds through central parts. A trough along the Gascoyne coast will trigger shower and thunderstorm activity throughout the day.

District Weather Elements
for Saturday 7 March 2015

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Saturday 7 March 2015.

District TAL Prob Rain >5mm
Gascoyne Coast 2 45
Gascoyne Inland 2 20
Goldfields 0 < 5
Eucla 0 < 5
South Interior 1 10

Detailed District Forecast
for Saturday 7 March 2015

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Saturday 7 March 2015.

  Fuel Type Dist FDI GFDI > 32 GFDI > 50 GFDI > 75 GFDI > 100
% Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours
Gascoyne Coast G 9 0     0     0     0    
Gascoyne Inland G 11 0     0     0     0    
Goldfields G 8 0     0     0     0    
Eucla G 10 0     0     0     0    
South Interior G 24 1 06 1 0     0     0