Fire Weather Forecast for Northern Western Australia

IDW15300

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Northern WA
for Friday 4 September 2015

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Friday 4 September 2015.

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 19 High 84  
West Kimberley Coast 16 High 31  
Kimberley Inland 31 High 94  
East Pilbara Coast 0 Low-Moderate 100  
West Pilbara Coast 0 Low-Moderate 100  
East Pilbara Inland 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Ashburton Inland 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Exmouth Gulf Coast 0 Low-Moderate 100  
North Interior 2 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.

Friday

A trough of low pressure across the central Kimberley and along the Pilbara coast will deepen over the central Pilbara during Friday.

District Weather Elements
for Friday 4 September 2015

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Friday 4 September 2015.

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 Friday 4 September 2015

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Friday 4 September 2015.

  Fuel Type Dist FDI GFDI > 32 GFDI > 50 GFDI > 75 GFDI > 100
% Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours
North Kimberley Coast G 19 0     0     0     0    
West Kimberley Coast G 16 0     0     0     0    
Kimberley Inland G 31 8 08 3 < 1 NA NA 0     0    
East Pilbara Coast G 0 0     0     0     0    
West Pilbara Coast G 0 0     0     0     0    
East Pilbara Inland G 0 0     0     0     0    
Ashburton Inland G 0 0     0     0     0    
Exmouth Gulf Coast G 0 0     0     0     0    
North Interior G 2 0     0     0     0