Fire Weather Forecast for Northern Western Australia

IDW15300

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Northern WA
for Tuesday 17 January 2017

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Monday 16 January 2017.

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

Summary

District District FFDI District GFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
North Kimberley Coast 7 0 Low-Moderate 100  
West Kimberley Coast 5 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Kimberley Inland 5 0 Low-Moderate 100  
East Pilbara Coast 10 13 High 21  
West Pilbara Coast 15 14 High 50  
East Pilbara Inland 6 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Ashburton Inland 17 13 High 25  
Exmouth Gulf Coast 18 21 High 100  
North Interior   8 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.

Tuesday

An area of low pressure lies over the north of the state. Showers and thunderstorms throughout.

District Weather Elements
for Tuesday 17 January 2017

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Monday 16 January 2017.

District TAL Prob Rain >5mm
North Kimberley Coast 2 35
West Kimberley Coast 2 40
Kimberley Inland 2 55
East Pilbara Coast 1 20
West Pilbara Coast 1 5
East Pilbara Inland 2 30
Ashburton Inland 1 10
Exmouth Gulf Coast 1 < 5
North Interior 2 45

Detailed District Forecast
for Tuesday 17 January 2017

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Monday 16 January 2017.

  Fuel Type Dist FDI FFDI > 32
GFDI > 32
FFDI > 50
GFDI > 50
FFDI > 75
GFDI > 75
FFDI > 100
GFDI > 100
% Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours
North Kimberley Coast F 7 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
West Kimberley Coast F 5 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Kimberley Inland F 5 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
East Pilbara Coast F 10 0     0     0     0    
G 13 0     0     0     0    
West Pilbara Coast F 15 0     0     0     0    
G 14 0     0     0     0    
East Pilbara Inland F 6 0     0     0     0    
G 8 0     0     0     0    
Ashburton Inland F 17 0     0     0     0    
G 13 0     0     0     0    
Exmouth Gulf Coast F 18 0     0     0     0    
G 21 0     0     0     0    
North Interior G 8 0     0     0     0