Northern Territory Forecasts

IDD10111
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory

Territory Forecast
Issued at 5:00 am CST on Thursday 24 April 2014

Warning Summary
For the latest warnings for the Northern Territory, please check the Bureau's
web site at www.bom.gov.au/nt/warnings/. 

Current Weather Summary and Future Developments:
A weak low in the Arafura Sea extends an active trough into the Gulf of
Carpentaria, generating an area of showers and storms over the northeastern Top
End. The low will remain off the north coast for the next few days before moving
to the west late in the weekend. Shower and storm activity gradually extending
across most of the Top End and tending scattered about the northeast coast.
Generally dry, east to southeast flow over central and southern parts of the
Territory, with some cloud developing in the far south from later today,
although no rainfall is expected.

Forecast for Thursday:
Isolated showers and storms over the Top End and Roper-McArthur District,
tending scattered about the north and east coasts. Dry and mostly sunny
elsewhere apart from some cloud developing in the far southwest late in the day.
Light to moderate east to southeast winds, fresh at times in the Barkly District
in the morning. Winds tending fresh northeast to southeast at times about the
northern and Gulf Country coasts.

Fire Danger: High in the Barkly District during the morning.

Forecast for Friday:
Isolated showers and storms over the Top End and Roper-McArthur District,
tending scattered about the north and east coasts. Dry and mostly sunny
elsewhere apart from cloudy areas in the far southwest. Light to moderate east
to southeast winds, fresh at times in the Barkly District in the morning. Winds
tending fresh northeast to southeast at times about the northern and Gulf
Country coasts.

Saturday Outlook:
Isolated showers and storms over the northern Top End and Roper-McArthur
District, tending scattered about the northeast coast. Dry and mostly sunny
elsewhere apart from cloudy areas in the far south.

Sunday Outlook:
Isolated showers and storms over the Top End and Roper-McArthur District,
tending scattered about the north coast. Dry and mostly sunny elsewhere apart
from cloudy areas in the far south.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 pm CST Thursday.