Fire Weather Forecast

IDD10710
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory
Darwin Regional Forecasting Centre

Fire Weather Forecast
issued 4:00 pm CST Thursday 31 July 2014
for Friday

Darwin:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 9 Curing %: 100

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     31      45       E         20         35           H 20
3pm      33      40       N         20         30           H 21

Humpty Doo:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 11 Curing %: 100

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     33      40       E         20         30           VH 26
3pm      35      30       E         15         25           VH 29

Batchelor:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 13 Curing %: 100

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     33      40       E         20         30           VH 31
3pm      35      30       E         15         25           VH 34

Douglas River:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 6 Curing %: 100

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     32      40       ESE       20         35           H 18
3pm      35      25       ESE       20         30           H 18

Point Stuart:  
Fuel Load t/ha: 6 Curing %: 100

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     30      50       E         20         35           H 14
3pm      32      45       NE        20         35           H 15

Jabiru:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 6 Curing %: 100

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     32      30       E         25         40           VH 26
3pm      35      25       E         20         35           VH 26

Central Arnhem Plateau:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 6 Curing %: 100

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     30      35       E         20         35           H 18
3pm      33      25       ESE       20         30           H 18

Katherine:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 6 Curing %: 100

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     33      30       ESE       20         35           H 22
3pm      35      20       ESE       20         30           H 20

Borroloola:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 6 Curing %: 100

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     32      25       ESE       20         35           H 22
3pm      34      25       NE        20         30           H 19

Victoria River Downs:  
Fuel Load t/ha: 4 Curing %: 100

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     32      15       ESE       20         35           H 19
3pm      35      10       ESE       20         30           H 18

Tennant Creek:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 3 Curing %: 95

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     26      15       ESE       30         45           H 18
3pm      28      10       ESE       25         40           H 17

Brunette Downs:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 3 Curing %: 95

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     29      15       SE        25         40           H 16
3pm      31      10       SSE       20         35           H 14

Yuendumu:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 1.5 Curing %: 95

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     21      30       SE        35         55           L-M 9
3pm      24      20       ESE       30         45           L-M 8

Yulara:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 1.5 Curing %: 95

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     17      35       ESE       25         40           L-M 5
3pm      19      30       ESE       20         35           L-M 4

Alice Springs:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 2 Curing %: 95

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     16      40       SE        25         40           L-M 4
3pm      18      30       SE        20         35           L-M 4

Jervois:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 1.5 Curing %: 95

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     18      30       SSE       35         55           L-M 8
3pm      20      25       SSE       30         45           L-M 8

The forecast winds are 10-minute means at 10 metres above the ground.

Bushfires NT have defined Primary Response Zones in the Batchelor area which are
subject to special Fire Ban and Fire Weather Warning requirements. Forecast fire
danger ratings for Batchelor may be elevated relative to surrounding areas.