Northern Territory Forecasts

IDD10111
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory

Territory Forecast
Issued at 5:00 pm CST on Wednesday 16 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 ridge of high pressure over southeastern  Australia maintains a mostly dry
southeast flow across  southern and central parts of the Territory. The drier
southeast winds also influenced southern and western parts of the Top End today,
Wednesday, with showers confined to the north and east coasts. However isolated
showers and storms will return to the remainder of the Top End on Thursday and
Friday as a more humid easterly flow develops during the next 2 or 3 days.
Another burst of dry air into the Top End during the weekend will contract the
shower and storm activity to north and eastern parts. 

Forecast for Wednesday Evening:
Isolated showers about the north and east coasts. Mostly clear elsewhere.  Light
to moderate southeast winds.

Forecast for Thursday:
Isolated showers and storms over the Top End and about the Gulf country. Dry and
sunny elsewhere. Light to moderate east to southeast winds, tending fresh and
gusty over the Barkly and Victoria River Districts during the morning.

Fire Danger: High in the Barkly District.

Forecast for Friday:
Isolated showers and storms over the Top End, with isolated showers clearing
from the Gulf coast.  Dry and sunny elsewhere. Light to moderate east to
southeast winds, tending fresh and gusty over the Barkly and Victoria River
Districts during the morning.

Saturday Outlook:
Isolated showers and storms over the northern and eastern Top End.  Dry and
sunny elsewhere.

Sunday Outlook:
Isolated showers and storms over the northern and eastern Top End.  Dry and
sunny elsewhere.

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