Northern Territory Forecasts

IDD10111
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory

Territory Forecast
Issued at 5:00 am CST on Sunday 20 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 Central Australia maintains a mostly dry southeast
flow across southern and central parts of the Territory. A trough north of the
Top End is causing an area of active showers and storms over the Arafura Sea and
about the north and northeast coasts while a humid easterly flow extends across
the Top End.   

Forecast for Sunday:
Over the Top End...
Isolated showers and storms over the northern and eastern Top End. Light to
moderate east to southeast winds.

South of the Top End...
Dry and sunny. 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, Victoria River and northwest Darwin Daly
Districts.

Forecast for Monday:
Over the Top End...
Isolated showers and storms over the northern and eastern Top End. Light to
moderate east to southeast winds.

South of the Top End...
Isolated afternoon showers over the Roper McArthur District. Dry and sunny
elsewhere. Light to moderate east to southeast winds, tending northerly over the
Alice Springs District.  

Tuesday Outlook:
Isolated showers and storms over the northern and eastern Top End, tending
scattered about the north and northeast coasts. Dry and mostly sunny elsewhere.

Wednesday Outlook:
Isolated showers and storms over the northern and eastern Top End and Roper
McArthur District. Showers tending scattered about the north and northeast
coasts. Dry and mostly sunny elsewhere.

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