Fire Weather Forecast

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

Fire Weather Forecast
issued 4:00 pm CST Friday 29 August 2014
for Saturday

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     30      20       E         20         30           VH 27
3pm      33      20       NNW       20         35           VH 40

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     30      20       ESE       20         30           VH 36
3pm      34      15       E         15         25           VH 40

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     30      20       ESE       20         30           VH 42
3pm      33      15       ESE       15         25           VH 40

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     31      10       ESE       20         35           VH 31
3pm      34      10       ESE       20         30           VH 29

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     31      20       ESE       20         30           H 19
3pm      32      25       N         20         30           H 18

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     32      15       SE        20         30           H 24
3pm      35      10       ESE       15         25           H 21

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     29      10       SE        20         35           VH 26
3pm      31      10       ESE       15         25           H 22

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     30      15       ESE       30         45           VH 37
3pm      33      10       ESE       20         35           VH 33

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     30      10       ESE       20         30           VH 26
3pm      32      10       E         15         25           H 20

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     30      10       ESE       15         25           H 12
3pm      32      10       ESE       15         20           L-M 11

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     26      10       ESE       20         35           H 13
3pm      28      10       ESE       15         25           L-M 9

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     27      15       ESE       35         55           H 23
3pm      30      10       ESE       20         30           L-M 11

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     25      15       E         15         20           L-M 4
3pm      27      10       E         10         15           L-M 3

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     25      15       NNE       15         20           L-M 3
3pm      27      15       NNE       10         15           L-M 3

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     23      15       E         30         45           L-M 10
3pm      25      10       ESE       20         30           L-M 6

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     24      15       ESE       15         20           L-M 4
3pm      26      10       ESE       10         15           L-M 3

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.