Weather Warnings - Fire Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Fire Weather Warning

for Furneaux Islands, Central North, North East, East Coast, Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley, South East and Central Plateau forecast districts

Issued at 12:14 PM EDT on Thursday 21 November 2019

Weather Situation
WARNING UPDATED TO ADD EXTREME FIRE DANGERS TO THE MIDLANDS AND EAST COAST DISTRICTS. A hot, dry, and very windy northwesterly airstream during Thursday will bring temperatures into the mid-30's, RH of around 15% and northwesterly winds of 40 to 60 km/h with gusty conditions to the eastern half of Tasmania.

For Thursday 21 November:
Extreme Fire Danger for the following areas:
East Coast and Midlands
Severe Fire Danger for the following areas:
North East, Upper Derwent Valley and South East
Very High Fire Danger for the following areas:
Furneaux Islands, Central North and Central Plateau

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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