Fire Weather Forecast

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

Fire Weather Forecast
issued 4:00 pm CST Thursday 24 April 2014
for Friday

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     32      50       SE        20         30           L-M 9
3pm      33      45       ENE       20         35           H 14

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     33      50       SE        15         25           L-M 9
3pm      35      40       E         15         25           H 13

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     32      45       SE        20         30           H 15
3pm      35      35       E         15         25           H 17

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     35      35       SSE       20         35           L-M 9
3pm      35      30       ESE       20         35           L-M 10

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     31      65       SSE       15         25           L-M 4
3pm      32      65       ENE       15         25           L-M 4

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     31      65       SE        15         25           L-M 3
3pm      33      55       E         15         25           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     29      55       SE        20         35           L-M 4
3pm      28      55       SE        20         30           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     33      40       ESE       25         40           L-M 11
3pm      35      35       E         20         35           L-M 11

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     30      60       ESE       20         35           L-M 6
3pm      32      55       ENE       15         25           L-M 5

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     34      35       SE        15         25           L-M 6
3pm      36      25       E         20         30           L-M 9

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     31      20       ESE       25         40           H 13
3pm      33      20       E         20         35           H 12

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     33      35       E         20         35           L-M 9
3pm      34      30       E         20         30           L-M 8

Yuendumu:   
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         10         15           L-M 2
3pm      32      15       E         15         20           L-M 4

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     30      20       NNW       20         30           L-M 6
3pm      32      15       NNW       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     31      15       E         20         30           L-M 9
3pm      31      15       SE        15         20           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     31      20       SE        15         20           L-M 4
3pm      32      15       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.