Fire Weather Forecast for Northern Western Australia

IDW15300

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Northern WA
for Monday 5 December 2016

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Sunday 4 December 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 20 11 Low-Moderate 100  
West Kimberley Coast 9 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Kimberley Inland 21 8 Low-Moderate 100  
East Pilbara Coast 29 24 High 44  
West Pilbara Coast 46 39 Very High 41  
East Pilbara Inland 48 44 Very High 24  
Ashburton Inland 48 41 Very High 24  
Exmouth Gulf Coast 37 35 Very High 25  
North Interior   16 High 25  

* 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.

Monday

A low pressure trough extends across the south of the Pilbara district. Isolated showers and thunderstorms are expected to the northwest of the trough, mainly in the afternoon and evening. A fresh sea breeze is expected along the Kimberley coast in the afternoon and evening.

District Weather Elements
for Monday 5 December 2016

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Sunday 4 December 2016.

District TAL Prob Rain >5mm
North Kimberley Coast 1 5
West Kimberley Coast 1 25
Kimberley Inland 1 25
East Pilbara Coast 1 10
West Pilbara Coast 0 < 5
East Pilbara Inland 1 10
Ashburton Inland 0 < 5
Exmouth Gulf Coast 0 0
North Interior 1 25

Detailed District Forecast
for Monday 5 December 2016

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Sunday 4 December 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 20 0     0     0     0    
G 11 0     0     0     0    
West Kimberley Coast F 9 0     0     0     0    
G 7 0     0     0     0    
Kimberley Inland F 21 0     0     0     0    
G 8 0     0     0     0    
East Pilbara Coast F 29 5 13 1 0     0     0    
G 24 0     0     0     0    
West Pilbara Coast F 46 82 12 6 3 15 1 0     0    
G 39 41 14 2 0     0     0    
East Pilbara Inland F 48 39 10 10 8 11 2 0     0    
G 44 24 11 8 6 17 1 0     0    
Ashburton Inland F 48 98 12 12 7 15 1 0     0    
G 41 24 16 3 1 17 1 0     0    
Exmouth Gulf Coast F 37 35 13 6 0     0     0    
G 35 25 14 2 < 1 NA NA 0     0    
North Interior G 16 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0