Monday, December 24, 2018

Update to fire weather warning

Bureau of Meteorology


Fire Weather Warning
for the Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts

Issued at 4:47am on Monday 24 December 2018.

Weather Situation

Very High fire dangers are expected in parts of the Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts, with temperatures expected to reach near 31 degrees, northwesterly winds of 30 to 40 km/h and relative humidity down to 15%. Fire dangers are expected to peak late afternoon.

For the rest of Monday 24 December:

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, and
  • Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.

For information on preparing for bushfires go to

No further warnings will be issued for this event, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.

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