Northern Territory Forecasts

IDD10111
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory

Territory Forecast
Issued at 5:00 pm CST on Wednesday 27 August 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 strong ridge of high pressure across southern Australia and a deepening Low in
the Tasman Sea are causing a dry southeast flow across the Territory,
maintaining sunny conditions throughout. The fresh and dry southeast flow in the
north is expected to gradually ease over the weekend. Becoming a little warmer
in the Alice Springs District on the weekend as the winds tend northerly ahead
of an approaching trough from the west.   

Forecast for Wednesday Evening:
Clear throughout. Light to moderate east to southeast winds, fresh at times
about the north and east coasts. 

Forecast for Thursday:
Sunny and dry throughout. Moderate east to southeast winds, fresh and gusty at
times over central and northern parts.

Fire Danger: Severe over the Darwin-Daly District, reaching Extreme in the
northwest. High to Very High elsewhere north of the Alice Springs District.

Forecast for Friday:
Sunny and dry throughout. Windy in the north.

Saturday Outlook:
Sunny throughout, apart from morning fog patches over the eastern Top End. 

Sunday Outlook:
Sunny throughout, apart from morning fog patches over the eastern Top End and
Gulf country.

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