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 22 November 2014

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Saturday 22 November 2014.

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

Summary

District District GFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
Gascoyne Coast 27 High 98  
Gascoyne Inland 49 Very High 27  
Goldfields 25 High 78  
Eucla 28 High 77  
South Interior 62 Severe 41 Y

* 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 surface trough lies through northeastern parts of the South Interior with isolated showers and thunderstorms expected along the trough throughout the day. Winds will be moderate to fresh northwesterly ahead of the trough during the morning, with winds freshening from the west to northwest throughout the remainder of the South Interior during the afternoon. Isolated showers near the Gascoyne coast, clearing during the morning. Isolated showers in the western Eucla, clearing during the afternoon.

District Weather Elements
for Saturday 22 November 2014

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Saturday 22 November 2014.

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

Detailed District Forecast
for Saturday 22 November 2014

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Saturday 22 November 2014.

  Fuel Type Dist FDI GFDI > 32 GFDI > 50 GFDI > 75 GFDI > 100
% Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours
Gascoyne Coast G 27 1 15 1 0     0     0    
Gascoyne Inland G 49 27 13 6 9 15 3 0     0    
Goldfields G 25 4 14 5 0     0     0    
Eucla G 28 4 16 2 0     0     0    
South Interior G 62 76 08 11 41 10 4 1 14 1 0