Thursday, February 28, 2019

Friday: fire weather warning

Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

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

Issued at 3:39 pm on Thursday 28 February 2019.


Weather Situation

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.

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