Monday, October 28, 2019

Tuesday: Fire weather warning

Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 12:46pm on Monday 28 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A warm, dry northwesterly airstream develops across Tasmania during the morning, bringing temperatures into the mid-20's, RH around 20% and northwesterly winds of 35 to 45 km/h to parts of the east, south and inland Tasmania.

For Tuesday 29 October:

Very High Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
East Coast, 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, 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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