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Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Fire Weather Warning
for the Furneaux Islands, Central North, North East, East Coast and Midlands
forecast districts.

Issued at 8:34 am EDT on Friday 19 January 2018.

Weather Situation
Very High to Severe fire dangers are expected in parts of northeastern Tasmania
today, with temperatures expected to reach mid to high thirties, winds speeds
of 20 to 40 km/h and relative humidity below 20%.

For the rest of Friday 19 January:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
North East and East Coast

Very High Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Furneaux Islands, Central North and Midlands

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.

No further warnings will be issued for this event, but the situation will
continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.
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