Fire Weather Forecast for Northern Western Australia

IDW15300

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Northern WA
for Monday 2 May 2016

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Monday 2 May 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 18 0 Low-Moderate 100  
West Kimberley Coast 33 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Kimberley Inland 33 1 Low-Moderate 100  
East Pilbara Coast 34 1 Low-Moderate 100  
West Pilbara Coast 20 11 Low-Moderate 100  
East Pilbara Inland 32 1 Low-Moderate 100  
Ashburton Inland 26 12 High 10  
Exmouth Gulf Coast 33 26 High 100  
North Interior   2 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.

Monday

A trough extends over central parts of the Pilbara through to the Kimberley. The trough is expected to deepen on Tuesday with showers and thunderstorms expected to develop over inland Pilbara and the Kimberley.

District Weather Elements
for Monday 2 May 2016

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Monday 2 May 2016.

District TAL Prob Rain >5mm
North Kimberley Coast 1 20
West Kimberley Coast 1 < 5
Kimberley Inland 1 5
East Pilbara Coast 0 0
West Pilbara Coast 1 < 5
East Pilbara Inland 1 < 5
Ashburton Inland 1 < 5
Exmouth Gulf Coast 0 0
North Interior 1 < 5

Detailed District Forecast
for Monday 2 May 2016

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Monday 2 May 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 18 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
West Kimberley Coast F 33 19 12 5 0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Kimberley Inland F 33 13 12 5 0     0     0    
G 1 0     0     0     0    
East Pilbara Coast F 34 19 11 7 0     0     0    
G 1 0     0     0     0    
West Pilbara Coast F 20 0     0     0     0    
G 11 0     0     0     0    
East Pilbara Inland F 32 15 11 2 0     0     0    
G 1 0     0     0     0    
Ashburton Inland F 26 0     0     0     0    
G 12 0     0     0     0    
Exmouth Gulf Coast F 33 18 13 3 0     0     0    
G 26 0     0     0     0    
North Interior G 2 0     0     0     0