Fire Weather Forecast for Southwest Land Division

IDW15000

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Southwest Land Division WA
for Saturday 31 January 2015

Issued at 4:04 pm WST on Friday 30 January 2015.

Forecasts are issued regularly: Please ensure you have the latest version.

Summary

District District GFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
Coastal Central West - North 36 Very High 25  
Inland Central West - North 47 Very High 63  
Coastal Central West - South 49 Very High 40  
Inland Central West - South 46 Very High 46  
Lower West Coast 23 High 100  
Lower West Inland 23 High 100  
Geographe 21 High 100  
Leeuwin 23 High 100  
Nelson 24 High 100  
Stirling Coast 19 High 100  
Stirling Inland 22 High 100  
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 17 High 98  
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 17 High 97  
Esperance Shire Coast 16 High 57  
Esperance Shire Inland 15 High 35  
Upper Great Southern 26 High 100  
Roe 25 High 100  
Beaufort 25 High 100  
Lakes 27 High 100  
Mortlock 27 High 100  
Ninghan 24 High 100  
Avon 26 High 100  
Jilbadgie 23 High 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 ridge lies to the south of the state. A deep surface trough lies near the west coast. On Sunday and Monday the surface trough will move off the west coast and a high pressure system will lie south of the Bight.

District Weather Elements
for Saturday 31 January 2015

Issued at 4:04 pm WST on Friday 30 January 2015.

District TAL Prob Rain >5mm
Coastal Central West - North 1 20
Inland Central West - North 1 20
Coastal Central West - South 1 5
Inland Central West - South 1 5
Lower West Coast 1 < 5
Lower West Inland 1 < 5
Geographe 0 0
Leeuwin 0 0
Nelson 0 0
Stirling Coast 0 0
Stirling Inland 0 0
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 0 0
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 0 0
Esperance Shire Coast 0 0
Esperance Shire Inland 0 0
Upper Great Southern 0 0
Roe 0 0
Beaufort 0 0
Lakes 0 0
Mortlock 1 < 5
Ninghan 1 < 5
Avon 1 < 5
Jilbadgie 0 < 5

Detailed District Forecast
for Saturday 31 January 2015

Issued at 4:04 pm WST on Friday 30 January 2015.

  Fuel Type Dist FDI GFDI > 32 GFDI > 50 GFDI > 75 GFDI > 100
% Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours
Coastal Central West - North G 36 25 12 6 0     0     0    
Inland Central West - North G 47 63 10 9 5 11 5 0     0    
Coastal Central West - South G 49 40 10 9 9 12 6 0     0    
Inland Central West - South G 46 46 05 14 2 12 2 0     0    
Lower West Coast G 23 1 22 1 0     0     0    
Lower West Inland G 23 0     0     0     0    
Geographe G 21 0     0     0     0    
Leeuwin G 23 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0    
Nelson G 24 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Coast G 19 1 12 4 0     0     0    
Stirling Inland G 22 0     0     0     0    
  Fuel Type Dist FDI GFDI > 32 GFDI > 50 GFDI > 75 GFDI > 100
% Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast G 17 0     0     0     0    
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland G 17 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Coast G 16 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Inland G 15 0     0     0     0    
Upper Great Southern G 26 0     0     0     0    
Roe G 25 0     0     0     0    
Beaufort G 25 0     0     0     0    
Lakes G 27 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0    
Mortlock G 27 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0    
Ninghan G 24 1 02 1 0     0     0    
Avon G 26 0     0     0     0    
Jilbadgie G 23 0     0     0     0