Fire Weather Forecast for Southwest Land Division

IDW15000

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Southwest Land Division WA
for Thursday 27 November 2014

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Wednesday 26 November 2014.

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 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Inland Central West - North 31 High 94  
Coastal Central West - South 4 Low-Moderate 100  
Inland Central West - South 19 High 35  
Lower West Coast 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Lower West Inland 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Geographe 3 Low-Moderate 100  
Leeuwin 1 Low-Moderate 100  
Nelson 3 Low-Moderate 100  
Stirling Coast 18 High 67  
Stirling Inland 18 High 67  
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 17 High 91  
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 15 High 82  
Esperance Shire Coast 13 High 19  
Esperance Shire Inland 15 High 45  
Upper Great Southern 12 High 11  
Roe 21 High 91  
Beaufort 16 High 41  
Lakes 23 High 90  
Mortlock 33 Very High 30  
Ninghan 42 Very High 80  
Avon 12 High 18  
Jilbadgie 23 High 93  

* 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.

Thursday

Low pressure trough off the west coast forecast to deepen and move south wards overnight and tomorrow. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms forecast.

District Weather Elements
for Thursday 27 November 2014

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Wednesday 26 November 2014.

District TAL Prob Rain >5mm
Coastal Central West - North 0 0
Inland Central West - North 1 < 5
Coastal Central West - South 1 < 5
Inland Central West - South 1 15
Lower West Coast 1 30
Lower West Inland 1 40
Geographe 1 35
Leeuwin 1 35
Nelson 1 45
Stirling Coast 1 30
Stirling Inland 1 40
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 1 25
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 1 30
Esperance Shire Coast 1 10
Esperance Shire Inland 1 15
Upper Great Southern 1 45
Roe 1 40
Beaufort 1 45
Lakes 1 35
Mortlock 1 35
Ninghan 1 45
Avon 1 45
Jilbadgie 1 45

Detailed District Forecast
for Thursday 27 November 2014

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Wednesday 26 November 2014.

  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 11 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - North G 31 9 14 3 0     0     0    
Coastal Central West - South G 4 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - South G 19 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Coast G 9 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Inland G 7 0     0     0     0    
Geographe G 3 0     0     0     0    
Leeuwin G 1 0     0     0     0    
Nelson G 3 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Coast G 18 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Inland G 18 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 15 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Coast G 13 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Inland G 15 0     0     0     0    
Upper Great Southern G 12 0     0     0     0    
Roe G 21 0     0     0     0    
Beaufort G 16 0     0     0     0    
Lakes G 23 0     0     0     0    
Mortlock G 33 30 12 3 0     0     0    
Ninghan G 42 80 11 4 < 1 NA NA 0     0    
Avon G 12 0     0     0     0    
Jilbadgie G 23 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0