Fire Weather Forecast for Northern Western Australia

IDW15300

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Northern WA
for Thursday 25 August 2016

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Thursday 25 August 2016.

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 33 16 High 64  
West Kimberley Coast 49 41 Very High 48  
Kimberley Inland 43 32 Very High 10  
East Pilbara Coast 49 0 Low-Moderate 100  
West Pilbara Coast 40 0 Low-Moderate 100  
East Pilbara Inland 40 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Ashburton Inland 34 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Exmouth Gulf Coast 29 0 Low-Moderate 100  
North Interior   0 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.

Thursday

A general easterly flow with a surface trough over the far northern Kimberley.

District Weather Elements
for Thursday 25 August 2016

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Thursday 25 August 2016.

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 Thursday 25 August 2016

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Thursday 25 August 2016.

  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 33 19 11 5 0     0     0    
G 16 0     0     0     0    
West Kimberley Coast F 49 90 09 9 7 11 3 0     0    
G 41 48 09 4 0     0     0    
Kimberley Inland F 43 53 09 9 1 11 1 0     0    
G 32 10 09 4 0     0     0    
East Pilbara Coast F 49 100 09 9 3 12 1 0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
West Pilbara Coast F 40 70 10 8 0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
East Pilbara Inland F 40 67 10 8 0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Ashburton Inland F 34 17 10 7 0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Exmouth Gulf Coast F 29 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
North Interior G 0 0     0     0     0