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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory
Darwin Regional Forecasting Centre

Fire Weather Forecast
issued 4:00 pm CST Tuesday 30 September 2014
for Wednesday

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     32      40       ENE       25         40           VH 32
3pm      34      30       N         30         45           VH 47

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     34      25       E         20         35           VH 45
3pm      38      20       E         20         35           SEV 51

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     33      30       E         20         30           VH 36
3pm      38      20       E         20         30           SEV 51

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     35      30       E         15         25           H 13
3pm      39      20       ESE       20         35           VH 28

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     32      40       E         25         40           H 19
3pm      35      30       N         25         40           VH 27

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     34      30       E         20         35           H 23
3pm      37      20       E         20         35           VH 31

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

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

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     36      20       E         20         35           VH 27
3pm      38      15       ESE       25         40           VH 43

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     33      25       ENE       20         35           H 23
3pm      36      20       N         25         40           VH 37

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     36      20       NNE       15         25           H 12
3pm      39      15       E         15         25           H 16

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     34      20       E         15         20           L-M 7
3pm      37      15       ESE       20         35           H 15

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     34      25       ESE       15         25           L-M 6
3pm      38      15       ESE       20         35           H 15

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     29      20       E         30         50           H 13
3pm      36      10       E         20         35           L-M 11

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     28      20       E         35         55           H 15
3pm      33      15       E         30         50           H 16

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     29      10       ESE       30         45           H 14
3pm      32      10       ESE       30         45           H 14

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     32      10       SE        30         45           H 15
3pm      36      5        SE        25         40           H 16

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.