Northern Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 5:00 am CST on Sunday 30 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure over southeastern Australia will maintain a warm to hot and generally humid easterly flow in the north. Temperatures increasing in the south during the next few days as the winds tend northerly ahead of a trough approaching from WA. Cloud associated with the trough increases in the southwest today, causing isolated showers and the chance of a storm as it moves across the far south early in the week. A cool change develops in the south from Wednesday in the wake of the trough and then extends northwards through the NT later in the week.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Increasing cloud in the far southwest with a slight chance of showers and storms developing late in the day. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Mainly light to moderate southeast to northeast winds.

Fire Danger - High to Very High north of Elliott.

Monday 31 August

Mostly sunny in the north apart from a slight chance of showers about the west coast. Partly cloudy in the south with a slight chance of showers and storms in the Lasseter and southwest Simpson Districts. Mainly light to moderate southeast to northeast winds, tending warmer northerly in the south.

Tuesday 1 September

Mostly sunny in the north apart from a slight chance of showers about the west coast. Partly cloudy over southern districts with a slight chance of showers and storms in the far south. Mainly light to moderate northeast to northwest winds, tending fresh and gusty northwesterly in the south during the day.

Wednesday 2 September

Mostly sunny apart from a slight chance of showers about the west coast. Mainly light to moderate northeast to northwest winds in the north. A cool, fresh and gusty southerly change in the south.

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

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