Northern Territory Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am CST on Wednesday 22 September 2021.

Weather Situation

Dry and windy conditions will continue across the Top End today due to a strong high pressure system moving through the Bight. This high will briefly bring cooler conditions to most of the Territory today apart from the far north. A more humid flow across the Top End and warmer temperatures in the south will return later in the week.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Sunny. Mild in the south and cooler over inland parts north of Barrow Creek. Moderate to fresh and gusty southeasterly winds.

Fire Danger - Severe across the northwest Gregory District and central and northern parts of the Daly District. Possible small area of extreme over southern parts of Darwin and Adelaide River. Very high elsewhere north of Elliott.

Thursday 23 September

Sunny. The chance of morning frost in the Simpson District. Moderate east to southeasterly winds, fresh and gusty times in the central districts during the morning, tending east to northeast in the Lasseter District.

Friday 24 September

The chance of morning frost in the Simpson District. More humid across parts of the Top End and Carpentaria District. The chance of morning fog in the eastern Arnhem and northeastern Carpentaria Districts. A slight to medium chance of an afternoon shower over the Tiwi Island. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Light to moderate easterly winds.

Saturday 25 September

A slight to medium chance of shower about the northwest Top End. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Light to moderate easterly winds.

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

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