Severe fire weather warning

Fire Weather Warning for the Upper Derwent Valley forecast district

Issued at 4.13pm on Friday, February 24, 2012.
For Saturday, February 25:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the Upper Derwent Valley forecast district, with maximum temperatures around 37 degrees, relative humidity down to 15% and winds averaging 40 km/h expected.

The Tasmania Fire Service advises you to:

  • Check your bush fire survival plan – now
  • Monitor the fire and weather situation on ABC radio or www.fire.tas.gov.au
  • If power supplies fail, listen on your car radio.

The Tasmania Fire Service advises that if you are in an area of Very High or Severe Fire Danger:

  • Get ready now to leave for a safe place
  • Leave immediately if fire breaks out near you
  • Only stay if your home is well prepared to withstand fire and you can actively defend it

The next warning will be issued by 5am Saturday.

Weather forecasts:
New Norfolk
Mt Field
Ouse

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