Northern Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm CST on Tuesday 31 May 2016.

Weather Situation

Some drier air is expected over the western Top End this week as a ridge builds over eastern Australia, before humidity slowly returns late in the week. The east coast of the Top End will remain in a moist onshore flow. Remaining warm in the north with no sign of cooler temperatures this week. A cloud band across southern and western districts is causing showers, rain areas and storms before clearing late in the week.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

A slight to medium chance of rain areas, showers and storms south of Tennant Creek. Mostly clear elsewhere. Light to moderate southeast to northeast winds.

Wednesday 1 June

A slight chance of showers over the eastern Top End and about the north and northwest coasts. A slight to medium chance of showers and storms south of Barrow Creek, with areas of morning showers and rain in the southern Barkly and northern Tanami Districts. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Light to moderate northeast to southeast winds.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Thursday 2 June

A slight chance of showers about the north and northwest coasts, and over the eastern Top End. A medium to high chance of showers and storms and areas of rain south of Barrow Creek with possible heavy falls in the far south. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Light to moderate northeast to southeast winds, tending north to northwest briefly during the afternoon in the Lasseter and Tanami Districts.

Friday 3 June

A slight chance of showers about the northwest coast. A medium to high chance of showers and storms and areas of rain south of Tennant Creek, easing from the west during the day. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Light to moderate northeast to southeast winds, tending north to northwest briefly during the afternoon in the Tanami District.

Saturday 4 June

A slight chance of showers about the Tiwi District. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Light to moderate northeast to southeast winds, tending north to northwest briefly during the afternoon in the Tanami District. Light winds.

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

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