Fire Weather Forecast for Southwest Land Division

IDW15000

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Southwest Land Division WA
for Sunday 21 September 2014

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Sunday 21 September 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 5 Low-Moderate 99  
Inland Central West - North 24 High 73  
Coastal Central West - South 0 Low-Moderate 99  
Inland Central West - South 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Lower West Coast 0 Low-Moderate 95  
Lower West Inland 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Geographe 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Leeuwin 0 Low-Moderate 99  
Nelson 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Stirling Coast 0 Low-Moderate 98  
Stirling Inland 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Esperance Shire Coast 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Esperance Shire Inland 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Great Southern 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Roe 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Beaufort 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Lakes 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Mortlock 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Ninghan 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Avon 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Jilbadgie 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.

Sunday

A strong cold front will move across the west coast from early morning, reaching western parts of the South West Land Division by late evening. Hot, dry and gusty winds are expected ahead of the cold front. Widespread rain with possibly heavy falls, thunderstorms and gusty winds are expected with the passage of the front.

District Weather Elements
for Sunday 21 September 2014

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Sunday 21 September 2014.

District TAL Prob Rain >5mm
Coastal Central West - North 1 65
Inland Central West - North 1 60
Coastal Central West - South 1 80
Inland Central West - South 1 70
Lower West Coast 1 85
Lower West Inland 1 80
Geographe 1 80
Leeuwin 1 70
Nelson 1 75
Stirling Coast 1 60
Stirling Inland 1 65
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 1 35
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 1 25
Esperance Shire Coast 0 < 5
Esperance Shire Inland 0 < 5
Upper Great Southern 1 75
Roe 1 50
Beaufort 1 70
Lakes 1 55
Mortlock 1 60
Ninghan 1 25
Avon 1 65
Jilbadgie 1 40

Detailed District Forecast
for Sunday 21 September 2014

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Sunday 21 September 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 5 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - North G 24 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0    
Coastal Central West - South G 0 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - South G 0 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Coast G 0 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Inland G 0 0     0     0     0    
Geographe G 0 0     0     0     0    
Leeuwin G 0 0     0     0     0    
Nelson G 0 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Coast G 0 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Inland G 0 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 0 0     0     0     0    
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland G 0 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Coast G 0 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Inland G 0 0     0     0     0    
Upper Great Southern G 0 0     0     0     0    
Roe G 0 0     0     0     0    
Beaufort G 0 0     0     0     0    
Lakes G 0 0     0     0     0    
Mortlock G 0 0     0     0     0    
Ninghan G 0 0     0     0     0    
Avon G 0 0     0     0     0    
Jilbadgie G 0 0     0     0     0