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 28 May 2016

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Friday 27 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
Coastal Central West - North 7 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Inland Central West - North 7 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Coastal Central West - South 7 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Inland Central West - South 6 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Lower West Coast 6 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Lower West Inland 5 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Geographe 4 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Leeuwin 3 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Nelson 3 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Stirling Coast 7 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Stirling Inland 6 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 7 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 5 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Esperance Shire Coast 6 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Esperance Shire Inland 7 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Great Southern 6 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Roe 6 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Beaufort 5 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Lakes 6 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Mortlock 6 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Ninghan 8 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Avon 6 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Jilbadgie 6 0 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 cold front will move through the Southwest Land Division in the early hours of the morning on Saturday with a ridge building rapidly behind it. Gusty winds and a chance of thunderstorms are expected with the front.

District Weather Elements
for Saturday 28 May 2016

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Friday 27 May 2016.

District TAL Prob Rain >5mm
Coastal Central West - North 0 < 5
Inland Central West - North 0 < 5
Coastal Central West - South 0 10
Inland Central West - South 0 < 5
Lower West Coast 1 45
Lower West Inland 1 40
Geographe 1 65
Leeuwin 1 70
Nelson 1 65
Stirling Coast 1 35
Stirling Inland 1 40
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 0 10
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 0 5
Esperance Shire Coast 0 10
Esperance Shire Inland 1 5
Upper Great Southern 1 50
Roe 0 20
Beaufort 1 55
Lakes 0 25
Mortlock 0 < 5
Ninghan 0 < 5
Avon 1 25
Jilbadgie 0 10

Detailed District Forecast
for Saturday 28 May 2016

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Friday 27 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
Coastal Central West - North F 7 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - North F 7 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Coastal Central West - South F 7 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - South F 6 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Coast F 6 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Inland F 5 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Geographe F 4 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Leeuwin F 3 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Nelson F 3 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Coast F 7 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Inland F 6 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
  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
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast F 7 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland F 5 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Coast F 6 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Inland F 7 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Upper Great Southern F 6 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Roe F 6 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Beaufort F 5 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Lakes F 6 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Mortlock F 6 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Ninghan F 8 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Avon F 6 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Jilbadgie F 6 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0