Bureau of Meteorology
Fire Weather Warning
for the Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts
Issued at 9:12am on Wednesday 15 February 2017.
Temperatures in the high twenties, relative humidity reaching as low as 20% and gusty northwesterly winds with mean speeds of 45 to 55km/h are expected.
For the rest of Wednesday, February 15:
Very High Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Upper Derwent Valley and South East
The Tasmania Fire Service advises you to:
- Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
- Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station, www.fire.tas.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.fire.tas.gov.au.
No further warnings will be issued for this event, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.