Fire Weather Forecast for Northern Western Australia

IDW15300

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Northern WA
for Wednesday 3 September 2014

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Tuesday 2 September 2014.

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

Summary

District District GFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
North Kimberley Coast 27 High 95  
West Kimberley Coast 22 High 52  
Kimberley Inland 33 Very High 12  
East Pilbara Coast 6 Low-Moderate 100  
West Pilbara Coast 3 Low-Moderate 99  
East Pilbara Inland 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Ashburton Inland 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Exmouth Gulf Coast 0 Low-Moderate 100  
North Interior 7 Low-Moderate 100  

* 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 weak pressure gradient lies over the north of the state as a ridge develops over the southern half.

District Weather Elements
for Wednesday 3 September 2014

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Tuesday 2 September 2014.

District TAL Prob Rain >5mm
North Kimberley Coast 0 0
West Kimberley Coast 0 0
Kimberley Inland 0 0
East Pilbara Coast 0 0
West Pilbara Coast 0 0
East Pilbara Inland 0 0
Ashburton Inland 0 0
Exmouth Gulf Coast 0 0
North Interior 0 0

Detailed District Forecast
for Wednesday 3 September 2014

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Tuesday 2 September 2014.

  Fuel Type Dist FDI GFDI > 32 GFDI > 50 GFDI > 75 GFDI > 100
% Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours
North Kimberley Coast G 27 1 08 1 0     0     0    
West Kimberley Coast G 22 2 15 1 0     0     0    
Kimberley Inland G 33 12 08 4 < 1 NA NA 0     0    
East Pilbara Coast G 6 0     0     0     0    
West Pilbara Coast G 3 0     0     0     0    
East Pilbara Inland G 6 0     0     0     0    
Ashburton Inland G 6 0     0     0     0    
Exmouth Gulf Coast G 0 0     0     0     0    
North Interior G 7 0     0     0     0