Fire Weather Forecast for Northern Western Australia

IDW15300

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Northern WA
for Saturday 25 October 2014

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Saturday 25 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 14 High 16  
West Kimberley Coast 17 High 52  
Kimberley Inland 26 High 64  
East Pilbara Coast 43 Very High 32  
West Pilbara Coast 38 Very High 22  
East Pilbara Inland 31 High 83  
Ashburton Inland 31 High 99  
Exmouth Gulf Coast 7 Low-Moderate 100  
North Interior 35 Very High 26  

* 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 trough extends from the eastern Pilbara through central parts of the Kimberley and down through the Interior. A ridge of high pressure lies near the Central West coast.

District Weather Elements
for Saturday 25 October 2014

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Saturday 25 October 2014.

District TAL Prob Rain >5mm
North Kimberley Coast 1 30
West Kimberley Coast 1 10
Kimberley Inland 1 10
East Pilbara Coast 1 < 5
West Pilbara Coast 0 0
East Pilbara Inland 1 < 5
Ashburton Inland 0 0
Exmouth Gulf Coast 0 0
North Interior 1 < 5

Detailed District Forecast
for Saturday 25 October 2014

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Saturday 25 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 14 0     0     0     0    
West Kimberley Coast G 17 0     0     0     0    
Kimberley Inland G 26 1 09 1 0     0     0    
East Pilbara Coast G 43 32 14 2 3 15 1 0     0    
West Pilbara Coast G 38 22 12 4 < 1 NA NA 0     0    
East Pilbara Inland G 31 9 15 2 1 16 1 0     0    
Ashburton Inland G 31 7 17 1 0     0     0    
Exmouth Gulf Coast G 7 0     0     0     0    
North Interior G 35 26 09 6 0     0     0