Fire Weather Forecast

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

Fire Weather Forecast
issued 4:00 pm CST Wednesday 16 April 2014
for Thursday

Darwin:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 9 Curing %: 85

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     32      50       E         15         25           L-M 7
3pm      33      55       N         20         30           L-M 9

Humpty Doo:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 11 Curing %: 85

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     32      55       E         5          10           L-M 4
3pm      34      55       ENE       15         20           L-M 7

Batchelor:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 13 Curing %: 85

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     33      40       E         15         20           L-M 10
3pm      34      35       E         10         20           L-M 10

Douglas River:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 6 Curing %: 85

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     33      45       E         15         25           L-M 6
3pm      34      30       ESE       15         25           L-M 7

Point Stuart:  
Fuel Load t/ha: 6 Curing %: 85

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     31      70       E         15         25           L-M 3
3pm      32      70       NNW       15         20           L-M 3

Jabiru:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 6 Curing %: 80

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     34      50       E         15         25           L-M 3
3pm      35      45       E         15         20           L-M 3

Central Arnhem Plateau:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 6 Curing %: 80

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     34      40       ESE       20         30           L-M 5
3pm      31      40       ESE       15         25           L-M 4

Katherine:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 6 Curing %: 85

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     34      40       ESE       20         35           L-M 9
3pm      35      35       E         20         35           L-M 9

Borroloola:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 6 Curing %: 85

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     33      45       E         20         35           L-M 9
3pm      34      50       E         20         35           L-M 8

Victoria River Downs:  
Fuel Load t/ha: 4 Curing %: 90

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     33      25       E         20         30           L-M 8
3pm      34      25       E         15         25           L-M 8

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     28      25       ESE       30         45           H 13
3pm      32      15       ESE       25         40           H 14

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     32      20       SE        30         45           H 16
3pm      35      15       SE        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     25      35       E         20         30           L-M 3
3pm      29      25       E         15         20           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      30       E         15         25           L-M 3
3pm      28      15       E         15         20           L-M 4

Alice Springs:   
Fuel Load t/ha: 3 Curing %: 95

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     25      30       ESE       15         25           L-M 4
3pm      27      25       E         15         20           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     25      30       ESE       15         25           L-M 3
3pm      29      20       ESE       15         25           L-M 4

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.