Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning
Fire Weather Warning
for the Central North, North East, East Coast and Midlands forecast districts.
Issued at 4:35 am EDT on Thursday 21 January 2016.
Temperatures in the high twenties to low thirties, low relative humidity and
northwesterly winds of 25 to 35km/h are expected.
For the rest of Thursday 21 January:
Very High Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Central North, North East, East Coast 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.
Thunderstorms developing over northeast New South Wales and southeast Queensland this afternoon are just a preview for an action-packed Friday.
Floodwaters can bring destruction to homes, crops and infrastructure but they can also bring life.
Hot days will become more frequent in states such as South Australia, resulting in more extreme fire danger weather and longer fire danger seasons, a report on climate change has found.