Sunday, December 23, 2018

Upper Derwent Valley fire weather warning

Bureau of Meteorology


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

Issued at 1:54pm on Sunday 23 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 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

The next warning will be issued by 5pm Sunday.

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