Fire Weather Forecast for Northern Western Australia

IDW15300

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Northern WA
for Friday 30 January 2015

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Thursday 29 January 2015.

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 100  
West Kimberley Coast 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Kimberley Inland 0 Low-Moderate 100  
East Pilbara Coast 27 High 99  
West Pilbara Coast 28 High 99  
East Pilbara Inland 27 High 55  
Ashburton Inland 38 Very High 31  
Exmouth Gulf Coast 16 High 78  
North Interior 11 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.

Friday

A broad low pressure trough lies over the Gascoyne and extends into the northern Interior.

District Weather Elements
for Friday 30 January 2015

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Thursday 29 January 2015.

District TAL Prob Rain >5mm
North Kimberley Coast 2 65
West Kimberley Coast 2 65
Kimberley Inland 2 65
East Pilbara Coast 1 < 5
West Pilbara Coast 0 < 5
East Pilbara Inland 2 35
Ashburton Inland 1 15
Exmouth Gulf Coast 1 < 5
North Interior 2 25

Detailed District Forecast
for Friday 30 January 2015

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Thursday 29 January 2015.

  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 0 0     0     0     0    
Kimberley Inland G 0 0     0     0     0    
East Pilbara Coast G 27 0     0     0     0    
West Pilbara Coast G 28 3 16 2 0     0     0    
East Pilbara Inland G 27 2 16 2 0     0     0    
Ashburton Inland G 38 31 15 4 0     0     0    
Exmouth Gulf Coast G 16 0     0     0     0    
North Interior G 11 0     0     0     0