Fire Weather Forecast for Northern Western Australia

IDW15300

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Northern WA
for Saturday 1 November 2014

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Saturday 1 November 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 22 High 81  
West Kimberley Coast 50 Severe 10 Y
Kimberley Inland 18 High 40  
East Pilbara Coast 58 Severe 36 Y
West Pilbara Coast 71 Severe 46 Y
East Pilbara Inland 34 Very High 19  
Ashburton Inland 39 Very High 27  
Exmouth Gulf Coast 18 High 52  
North Interior 30 High 88  

* 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 lies from inland parts of the Kimberley to the Pilbara coast.

District Weather Elements
for Saturday 1 November 2014

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Saturday 1 November 2014.

District TAL Prob Rain >5mm
North Kimberley Coast 1 25
West Kimberley Coast 1 5
Kimberley Inland 1 25
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 1 20

Detailed District Forecast
for Saturday 1 November 2014

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Saturday 1 November 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 22 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0    
West Kimberley Coast G 50 16 14 6 10 14 3 < 1 NA NA 0    
Kimberley Inland G 18 < 1 NA NA < 1 NA NA 0     0    
East Pilbara Coast G 58 86 14 4 36 17 1 0     0    
West Pilbara Coast G 71 90 14 4 46 15 2 5   0 0    
East Pilbara Inland G 34 19 15 2 3 17 0 < 1 NA NA 0    
Ashburton Inland G 39 27 15 2 2   0 0     0    
Exmouth Gulf Coast G 18 0     0     0     0    
North Interior G 30 7 13 3 0     0     0