Northern Territory Forecasts

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory

Territory Forecast
Issued at 5:00 am CST on Thursday 2 October 2014

Warning Summary
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Current Weather Summary and Future Developments:
A high over the Coral Sea extends a ridge along the Queensland coast and directs
a mainly dry easterly flow over northern parts of the Territory. A strong high
moving through the Bight will maintain the windy conditions over the south of
the Alice Springs District for another day or so. Temperatures will rise again
in the south during the weekend as winds tend northerly ahead of the next trough
approaching from the west. This trough will move through southern parts late on
Monday, bringing a windy, cooler southerly change.   

Forecast for Thursday:
Mostly sunny throughout apart from very isolated morning fog patches near the
Gulf Country coast. Light to moderate southeast to northeast winds, fresh and
gusty south of Elliott during the day.

Fire Danger: Severe over the northwest Darwin-Daly District, Very High elsewhere
north of Daly Waters and High over the remainder.  

Forecast for Friday:
Western Alice Springs District...
Areas of cloud developing. Moderate north to northwest winds, fresh at times
during the morning.

Mostly sunny. Moderate easterly winds.

Saturday Outlook:
Mostly sunny throughout apart from cloudy areas over the Alice Springs District.

Sunday Outlook:
Mostly sunny throughout apart from cloudy areas over the Alice Springs District
and southern Victoria River District.

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