Sunday forecast – high fire danger

Fire Weather Warning for the Upper Derwent Valley, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast and King Island, East Coast forecast districts

Issued at 4.21pm on Saturday, February 25, 2012.
For the rest of Saturday:

Severe Fire Danger in the following forecast district: Upper Derwent Valley. Very High Fire Danger in the following forecast districts: King Island, East Coast, Midlands and South East

For Sunday, February 26: Very High Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts: Upper Derwent Valley, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast and King Island. Maximum temperatures around 36 degrees, relative humidity down to 15% and northerly winds averaging 30 to 35 km/h are expected.

Total fire ban: Sunday, February 26, 2012, has been declared a day of total fire ban for the whole state. No fires may be lit or be allowed to remain alight in the open air until 11.59pm, Sunday, February 26.

The Tasmania Fire Service advises you to:

  • Check your bush fire survival plan – now
  • Monitor the fire and weather situation on ABC radio or through 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 Sunday.

Weather forecasts:
New Norfolk
Mt Field
Ouse

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