Fire Weather Forecast

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

Fire Weather Forecast
issued 4:00 pm CST Wednesday 17 September 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     33      20       ENE       25         40           VH 44
3pm      34      30       NNW       30         45           VH 49

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     35      15       E         25         40           SEV 63
3pm      38      25       N         25         40           SEV 56

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     34      20       E         20         35           SEV 54
3pm      37      10       ENE       15         25           VH 48

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     34      20       E         20         35           H 24
3pm      38      10       ESE       20         35           VH 34

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     32      35       ENE       25         40           H 21
3pm      35      25       NNW       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     36      10       ESE       30         45           SEV 55
3pm      37      10       E         25         40           VH 42

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     33      10       E         30         45           SEV 54
3pm      35      15       ESE       25         40           VH 38

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     35      15       E         25         40           VH 38
3pm      38      10       ESE       25         40           VH 47

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     36      10       ESE       30         45           SEV 61
3pm      37      15       NE        30         45           SEV 51

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     34      15       NNE       20         35           H 17
3pm      37      10       E         15         20           H 13

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     32      10       ENE       30         45           VH 26
3pm      34      10       ESE       20         35           H 16

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     34      10       ENE       25         40           H 19
3pm      35      10       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     32      10       NNE       30         45           H 15
3pm      33      10       N         15         20           L-M 5

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     29      15       ENE       25         40           L-M 9
3pm      35      10       N         25         40           H 13

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     27      15       ENE       25         40           L-M 8
3pm      32      10       NNW       20         35           L-M 8

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

Time    Temp    RH %    Wind Dir    Sp km/h    Gust km/h    FDR/FDI
Noon     31      10       E         25         40           L-M 10
3pm      33      10       E         15         25           L-M 6

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.