Fire Weather Forecast

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

Fire Weather Forecast
issued 4:00 pm CST Sunday 20 April 2014
for Monday

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     32      45       E         25         40           H 15
3pm      33      50       NE        20         30           L-M 10

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     32      45       E         20         30           H 13
3pm      35      40       ENE       15         20           L-M 9

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     32      45       E         20         30           H 15
3pm      35      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     35      30       E         25         40           H 13
3pm      36      30       ESE       20         30           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      60       E         20         35           L-M 7
3pm      33      55       NE        20         30           L-M 6

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     32      50       E         15         25           L-M 4
3pm      34      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     30      50       E         20         35           L-M 5
3pm      33      40       E         20         30           L-M 5

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     34      35       ESE       25         40           H 14
3pm      36      30       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     33      40       ESE       20         35           L-M 9
3pm      36      35       ENE       20         30           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      30       E         15         25           L-M 6
3pm      36      20       E         10         20           L-M 6

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     31      15       E         25         40           H 14
3pm      32      15       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     32      20       E         25         40           H 14
3pm      34      20       E         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     27      15       N         20         30           L-M 6
3pm      30      10       NNE       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     28      15       NNW       15         25           L-M 4
3pm      31      15       NW        10         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      20       NE        10         15           L-M 3
3pm      30      15       NE        10         15           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     28      15       E         10         15           L-M 3
3pm      31      10       E         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.