Source: Bureau of Meteorology

for the North East, East Coast, Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts

Issued at 12:24 pm EDT on Wednesday 29 January 2020.

Weather Situation

Hot. Mostly sunny. Fresh and gusty northwesterly winds, shifting southwest to southeasterly about the southeast and east during the afternoon. Temperatures reaching low to mid 30's, RH down to 10-20% and winds of 35 to 45 km/h across most southern, central and eastern areas.

For Thursday 30 January:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
North East, East Coast, Midlands and South East

Very High Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast district:
Upper Derwent Valley

The Tasmania Fire Service advises you to:

Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station, and
Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.

For information on preparing for bushfires go to

Total Fire Bans | Fire Danger Rating Forecast