Fire Weather Forecast for Northern Western Australia

IDW15300

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Northern WA
for Saturday 19 April 2014

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Saturday 19 April 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 0 Low-Moderate 98  
West Kimberley Coast 2 Low-Moderate 99  
Kimberley Inland 12 High 13  
East Pilbara Coast 1 Low-Moderate 100  
West Pilbara Coast 1 Low-Moderate 99  
East Pilbara Inland 3 Low-Moderate 100  
Ashburton Inland 1 Low-Moderate 100  
Exmouth Gulf Coast 20 High 64  
North Interior 5 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.

Saturday

A high pressure system is situated in the Bight is bringing generally east to southeasterly flow. There is a chance of thunderstorms in the far north of the Kimberley from Friday afternoon, clearing from Saturday evening.

District Weather Elements
for Saturday 19 April 2014

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Saturday 19 April 2014.

District TAL Prob Rain >5mm
North Kimberley Coast 1 10
West Kimberley Coast 0 0
Kimberley Inland 0 < 5
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 Saturday 19 April 2014

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Saturday 19 April 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 0 0     0     0     0    
West Kimberley Coast G 2 0     0     0     0    
Kimberley Inland G 12 0     0     0     0    
East Pilbara Coast G 1 0     0     0     0    
West Pilbara Coast G 1 0     0     0     0    
East Pilbara Inland G 3 0     0     0     0    
Ashburton Inland G 1 0     0     0     0    
Exmouth Gulf Coast G 20 0     0     0     0    
North Interior G 5 0     0     0     0