Fire Weather Warning
for the Upper Derwent Valley, Furneaux Islands, Central North, North East, East Coast, Midlands, South East and Central Plateau forecast districts
Issued at 9:14am on Friday 4 January 2019.
Extreme fire dangers are expected in parts of the Upper Derwent Valley, South East, Midlands today, with Severe fire dangers expected in parts of the East Coast forecast district and Very High fire dangers about the Furneaux Islands, Central North, North East and Central Plateau. Temperatures in these areas are generally expected to reach mid to high 30's, northwesterly winds of 30 to 40 km/h and relative humidity down to 10 to 20%.
For the rest of Friday 4 January:
Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts: Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast district: East Coast
Very High Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts: Furneaux Islands, Central North, North 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.