Fire Weather Forecast

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

Fire Weather Forecast
issued 4:00 pm CST Wednesday 30 July 2014
for Thursday

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     31      30       E         25         40           VH 34
3pm      32      35       N         20         35           VH 28

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     33      25       E         20         35           VH 38
3pm      35      20       E         20         30           VH 40

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     33      25       E         20         30           VH 41
3pm      35      20       E         15         25           VH 42

Douglas River:   
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 24
3pm      35      20       ESE       20         30           H 23

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     30      45       E         20         35           H 15
3pm      31      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         20         35           H 21
3pm      34      25       E         20         30           H 19

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      25       E         20         35           H 22
3pm      32      20       ESE       20         30           H 20

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     33      25       ESE       20         35           H 23
3pm      35      20       ESE       20         30           H 21

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     32      25       E         20         30           H 18
3pm      33      25       NE        20         30           H 18

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      10       ESE       20         30           H 16
3pm      34      10       ESE       15         25           H 14

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     28      10       ESE       20         35           H 16
3pm      30      10       ESE       20         30           H 13

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        15         25           L-M 7
3pm      31      15       SSE       15         25           L-M 7

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     26      15       W         15         20           L-M 3
3pm      28      15       W         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       SSW       15         25           L-M 4
3pm      27      10       SSW       15         25           L-M 5

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     25      15       W         20         30           L-M 6
3pm      28      10       WSW       20         30           L-M 7

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     25      10       SSW       15         25           L-M 5
3pm      28      10       SSW       15         25           L-M 5

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.