Northern Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm CST on Thursday 3 September 2015.

Weather Situation

A strong high moving across the Bight is directing a cooler and dry southeast flow over southern and central parts of the Territory. A weak, but more humid easterly flow continues over the Top End for another day or two ahead of a drier southeasterly that gradually pushes through over the weekend. Becoming warmer again in the south during the weekend as the winds tend northerly ahead of another trough approaching from WA.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Mostly clear. Light winds over the Top End. Moderate southeast winds to the south.

Friday 4 September

Mostly sunny apart from a slight chance of morning showers about the west coast. Light to moderate northeast to southeast winds over the Top End. Moderate east to southeast winds to the south, fresh and gusty across central parts in the morning.

Fire Danger - Very High over the northern Gregory, Carpentaria and northern Daly districts, High elsewhere north of Tennant Creek.

Saturday 5 September

Mostly sunny apart from a slight chance of showers about the west coast. Light to moderate east to southeast winds over the Top End. Becoming warmer in the south with moderate east to northeast winds.

Sunday 6 September

Mostly sunny apart from cloud increasing over the Tanami, Lasseter and Simpson Districts. Light to moderate southeast to northeast winds. Winds tending warmer northerly in the south ahead of a cooler, gusty southeast change in the southwest.

Monday 7 September

Mostly sunny apart from areas of cloud with a slight chance of showers in the southwest. Becoming cooler in the south. Light to moderate southeast to northeast winds, tending fresh and gusty at times over the southern half.

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

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