Northern Territory Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm CST on Tuesday 21 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A tropical low (Ex Tropical Cyclone Alfred) [1003hPa] is located inland near the coast line about 90 nautical miles east southeast of Borroloola showers and storms will contract even further to the eastern Top End and Carpentaria District but will extend westwards from mid week as the remains of Tropical Cyclone Alfred move west. Rain areas and possible heavy falls over the eastern Carpentaria District will continue for another couple of days. Sunny and dry conditions over southern districts.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

A slight to medium chance of showers and storms about the Tiwi, Carpentaria, Arnhem and northeast Barkly Districts, increasing to a high to very high chance over the far eastern Carpentaria and far southeastern Arafura Districts. Possible heavy falls and localised flooding over the far eastern Carpentaria District. Clear elsewhere. Light to moderate southwest winds north of Daly Waters. Moderate northeast to southeast winds elsewhere, fresh and gusty over the northeast Barkly and Carpentaria Districts, tending strong about the eastern Carpentaria District.

Wednesday 22 February

A high chance of showers and storms over the eastern Carpentaria and northeast Barkly Districts, with a slight to medium chance over the remainder of the Carpentaria and Barkly Districts as well as over the Top End. Sunny elsewhere. Light to moderate west to southwest winds north of Daly Waters. Moderate northeast to southeast winds elsewhere . Winds fresh and gusty in the eastern Carpentaria District.

Fire Danger - Low to moderate.

Thursday 23 February

A medium to high chance of showers and storms over the Carpentaria, Barkly and eastern Arnhem Districts, with a slight chance elsewhere north of Ti Tree. Sunny elsewhere. Light winds over the Top End. Moderate northeast to southeast winds elsewhere, fresh at times through central districts.

Friday 24 February

A slight chance of showers and storms north of Ti Tree , increasing to a medium to high chance north of Tennant Creek. Sunny elsewhere. Light winds over the Top End. Moderate east to southeast winds elsewhere, fresh at times during the day.

Saturday 25 February

A slight chance of showers and storms north of Ti Tree , increasing to a medium to high chance north of Tennant Creek. Sunny elsewhere. Light winds over the Top End. Moderate east to southeast winds elsewhere, fresh at times during the day south of Ti Tree.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am CST Wednesday.

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