Northern Territory Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am CST on Thursday 23 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A slow-moving tropical low (Ex Tropical Cyclone Alfred) is located near the coast near the Queensland/Northern Territory border. The low is expected to move west across the base of the Top End over the next couple of days, with showers and storms extending west across the Territory. Sunny and dry conditions continuing over southern districts.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

A high to very high chance of showers and storms over the eastern Carpentaria and eastern Barkly Districts, with a slight to medium chance over the remainder of the Barkly, Carpentaria, Arnhem, and northeast Simpson Districts as well as the north coast of the Top End. Sunny elsewhere. Light winds over the Top End. Moderate to fresh east to southeast winds elsewhere.

Fire Danger - Low to moderate.

Friday 24 February

A high chance of showers and storms over the Barkly, Gregory, Carpentaria and southern Arnhem Districts, with a slight to medium chance elsewhere north of Alice Springs. Sunny south of Alice Springs. Light winds over the Top End. Moderate to fresh east to southeast winds elsewhere.

Saturday 25 February

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

Sunday 26 February

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

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm CST Thursday.

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