Thunderstorm warning extended to New Norfolk

Bureau of Meteorology Severe Thunderstorm Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, Central Plateau and parts of North West Coast Forecast Districts. Issued at 2:24 pm Monday, 30 December 2019. Weather Situation:Scattered, gusty thunderstorms cross parts of Tasmania as a cold front approaches the

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Strathgordon bushfire warning

Tasmania Fire Service Google Map showing the location ofthe fire (yellow icon) in relation to Strathgordon.Click image to enlarge. BUSHFIRE WATCH AND ACT MESSAGE FOR STRATHGORDON Issued At: 30/12/2019 2:10pmCLICK HERE FOR UPDATED INFORMATION There is a bushfire at Strathgordon. The fire may put Strathgordon and the Gordon River Rd

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Severe thunderstorm warning

Bureau of Meteorology  Severe Thunderstorm Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in Western and parts of Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North West Coast and Central Plateau Forecast Districts.Issued at 12:50 pm Monday, 30 December 2019.Weather Situation:Scattered, gusty thunderstorms cross parts of Tasmania as a cold front approaches the west.Severe

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Extreme weather in New Norfolk today

THE maximum temperature in New Norfolk is likely to peak at 40 degrees by 2pm today (Monday), with an 80% chance of showers this evening, and a thunderstorm likely in the afternoon, according to the Bureau of Meteorology. There is a Fire Weather Warning in effect and a Total Fire

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Fire service warnings for Extreme fire danger day

THE fire danger rating is expected to reach severe and extreme in some of the most populated parts of the state tomorrow. Tasmania Fire Service and the Bureau of Meteorology say Extreme fire danger ratings are forecast for the Upper Derwent Valley and South-East districts on Monday. Severe ratings are

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Monday: extreme fire danger

Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania Fire Weather Warningfor the Furneaux Islands, Central North, North East, East Coast, Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, Central Plateau and Western forecast districts Issued at 12:53 pm on Sunday 29 December 2019. Weather Situation A ridge will lie over Tasmania during Sunday, with a high

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Extreme fire danger forecast for Monday

THE Tasmania Fire Service says the fire danger rating for the Upper Derwent Valley and South-East is expected to reach “Extreme” on Monday due to strong north-westerly winds, low humidity and high temperatures. Severe to Very High fire dangers are predicted for most of the remainder of the state. A

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3-Day Total Fire Ban quick links

Total Fire Ban – December 28-31: Media Release.Tasmania Fire Service alerts and incidents: Click for updates.Weather warnings: Click for updates.General advice for days of Total Fire Ban: From Tasmania Fire ServiceWater use during Total Fire Bans: Advice from TasWaterRoad closures: Click for updates.New Norfolk tip site: Closed due to total fire ban. Click for updates.Mt Field

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Three-day total fire ban

Click image to enlarge. A TOTAL Fire Ban has been declared for the next three days across the eastern half of the state, covering 12 municipalities including the Derwent Valley. The Total Bire Ban means it is illegal to light or to cause a fire in the open between 2am

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Lachlan bushfire status downgraded

Local fire brigade vehicles at the Jefferys Track fire. THE status of the bushfire at Jefferys Track, Lachlan, was downgraded last night after the effective use of water-bombing aircraft during the day. A Tasmania Fire Service spokesman said the bushfire that started late on Friday night had since been contained

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Bushfire advice message for Lachlan

A BUSHFIRE ADVICE MESSAGE FOR JEFFERYS TRACK, LACHLAN Issued At: 20/12/2019 11:10pm There is a bushfire at Jefferys Track, Lachlan. There is no immediate threat. Fire under these conditions can be difficult to control. What to do: People in Jefferys Track, Lachlan should keep up to date by listening to ABC Local Radioor look at the TFS website

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Friday: Day of Total Fire Ban

TODAY has been declared a Day of Total Fire Ban in all municipalities in the southern region. This means it is illegal to light, or cause a fire in the open air, including incinerators, burn-offs, campfires, fire pots, and wood-fuelled barbecues. The total fire ban will be in force in

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