Monday, January 21, 2019

Fire weather warning

Fire Weather Warning

for the Upper Derwent Valley, Central North, North East, East Coast, Midlands, South East and Central Plateau forecast districts

Issued at 2:59pm on Monday 21 January 2019.


Weather Situation

Very High Fire Dangers are expected across most of Tasmania, with Severe Fire Danger forecast for the Midlands district. Temperatures are expected to reach mid-30's in inland areas, with west to northwesterly winds of 25 to 35 km/h and relative humidity down to about 15 to 20%.

For Tuesday 22 January:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast district:
Midlands 

Very High Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Central North, North East, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley, South East and Central Plateau 


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.
The next warning will be issued by 5am Tuesday.

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