Fire Weather Forecast for Northern Western Australia

IDW15300

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Northern WA
for Tuesday 21 October 2014

Issued at 4:02 pm WST on Monday 20 October 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 18 High 60  
West Kimberley Coast 33 Very High 13  
Kimberley Inland 32 Very High 10  
East Pilbara Coast 25 High 100  
West Pilbara Coast 27 High 98  
East Pilbara Inland 25 High 69  
Ashburton Inland 27 High 99  
Exmouth Gulf Coast 6 Low-Moderate 100  
North Interior 35 Very High 23  

* 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 trough lies through the Pilbara and Kimberley. Showers and thunderstorms over northeastern parts of the Kimberley. Very hot and dry. Gusty southeasterly winds in the morning over eastern parts of the Pilbara, western parts of the Kimberley and the North Interior. Fresh sea breezes near the coast.

District Weather Elements
for Tuesday 21 October 2014

Issued at 4:02 pm WST on Monday 20 October 2014.

District TAL Prob Rain >5mm
North Kimberley Coast 1 < 5
West Kimberley Coast 0 0
Kimberley Inland 0 < 5
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 Tuesday 21 October 2014

Issued at 4:02 pm WST on Monday 20 October 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 18 0     0     0     0    
West Kimberley Coast G 33 13 09 3 0     0     0    
Kimberley Inland G 32 10 07 7 < 1 NA NA 0     0    
East Pilbara Coast G 25 0     0     0     0    
West Pilbara Coast G 27 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0    
East Pilbara Inland G 25 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0    
Ashburton Inland G 27 0     0     0     0    
Exmouth Gulf Coast G 6 0     0     0     0    
North Interior G 35 23 08 4 < 1 NA NA 0     0