Northern Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm CST on Friday 1 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A relatively dry easterly flow remains across the north of the Territory from a high moving across southern Australia. A weak cloud band has thickened across central Australia, with some patchy light rain extending across southern districts, then clearing during Saturday before the next trough moves through during Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Cloudy in the south with a slight to medium chance of rain across the Lasseter and western Simpson Districts. Clear elsewhere. Moderate southeast winds,

Saturday 2 July

A slight chance of showers about the northeast Arnhem coast. Cloudy areas over southern districts with a slight to medium chance of patchy light rain in the morning. Sunny elsewhere. Cool in the south. Moderate southeast winds, fresh and gusty during the day.

Fire Danger - Very High over the western Top End, High in the Gregory and Carpentaria Districts.

Sunday 3 July

A slight chance of showers about the northeast Arnhem coast. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Moderate east to southeast winds, tending north to northeast across the Lasseter District during the day.

Monday 4 July

A slight chance of showers about the northeast Arnhem coast. Cloudy areas in the south with a slight to medium chance of showers near the southern border. Sunny elsewhere. Warmer in the south. Moderate east to southeast winds tending north to northwest south of Tennant Creek ahead of a late southerly change in the far south.

Tuesday 5 July

A slight chance of showers about the northeast Arnhem coast and far southern Lasseter District, with cloudy areas south of Barrow Creek. Sunny elsewhere. Warmer in the south. Moderate southeast winds.

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

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