Monday, January 14, 2019

Tuesday: fire weather warning

Bureau of Meteorology

Fire Weather Warning
for the Midlands and Upper Derwent Valley forecast districts

Issued at 12:37pm on Monday 14 January 2019.

Weather Situation

Very High fire dangers are expected in the Upper Derwent Valley and Midlands during Tuesday afternoon. Temperatures in these areas are generally expected to reach mid 30's, northwesterly winds of 20 to 25 km/h and relative humidity down to about 20 to 30%.

For Tuesday 15 January:

Very High Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Midlands and Upper Derwent Valley 

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 Monday.

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