Bureau of Meteorology
Fire Weather Warning
for the Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts
Issued at 3:39 pm on Thursday 28 February 2019.
Temperatures in the mid/high thirties, low relative humidity, and west to northwesterly winds averaging 20-30km/h with gusts up to 50km/h are expected about the southeast of Tasmania on Friday afternoon.
For Friday 1 March:Very High Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Midlands, 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, 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 Friday.