Northern Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 5:00 am CST on Tuesday 27 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A humid west to northwest flow is causing showers and storms north of a trough lying through central parts of the Territory, as well as through the western half. A high in the Great Australian Bight is directing a drier southeast surge across southern parts of the Territory, which will cause showers and storms to contract northwards towards the end of the week. Remaining hot through central parts of the Territory.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Hot in the Barkly District. Partly cloudy in the southeast Simpson, southern Barkly and far southern Lasseter Districts. Slight to medium chance of showers and storms elsewhere, increasing to high over the Top End and Gregory District. Gusty storms over the Carpentaria and northern Barkly Districts. Moderate southeast winds south of Elliott. Light to moderate southwest to northwest winds to the north, fresh at times about the north coast.

Fire Danger - High in the Barkly South and Simpson East Districts.

Wednesday 28 January

Hot in the western Barkly and Carpentaria Districts. Becoming sunny in the Simpson, Lasseter and Barkly Districts. Slight to medium chance of showers and storms elsewhere, increasing to high in the Daly and Tiwi Districts. Gusty storms over the Carpentaria Barkly District. Moderate southeast winds south of Daly Waters, fresh at times in the morning in the Barkly and northern Simpson Districts. Light to moderate southwest to northwest winds to the north, fresh at times about the north coast.

Thursday 29 January

Hot to very hot in the Carpentaria District. Sunny in the Simpson, Lasseter, Barkly and southeast Tanami Districts. Slight to medium chance of showers and storms elsewhere. Light to moderate east to southeast winds south of Renner Springs, tending southwest to northwest to the north, fresh at times about the north coast.

Friday 30 January

Hot to very hot in the Carpentaria and Barkly Districts. Sunny in the Simpson and Barkly Districts with cloud developing during the day in the eastern Tanami and Lasseter Districts. Slight to medium chance of showers and storms elsewhere. Light to moderate southeast to northeast winds south of Tennant Creek, tending west to northwest to the north, fresh at times about the north coast.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm CST Tuesday.

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