Northern Territory Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm CST on Tuesday 17 January 2017.

Weather Situation

Showers and storms throughout the Territory in a warm and humid northerly flow, more frequent with heavy falls over central parts due to a trough lying through the Tanami and Barkly Districts. A tropical low currently west of Tennant Creek is expected to move southwest along this trough and into WA on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

A slight chance of showers and storms south of Ti Tree. A medium to high chance of showers and storms elsewhere, increasing to a very high chance over central districts with possible heavy falls which may lead to flash flooding. Light to moderate northwest to northeast winds, tending east to southeast in the Lasseter and Tanami Districts. Winds fresh at times over the Barkly District.

Wednesday 18 January

A slight chance of showers and storms over the southern Simpson District. A medium to high chance of showers and storms elsewhere, increasing to a very high chance over the southern Gregory and Tanami Districts with possible heavy falls which may lead to flash flooding. Light to moderate northwest to northeast winds, fresh at times over the Tanami District.

Fire Danger - Low to Moderate.

Thursday 19 January

A slight chance of showers and storms over the Simpson District. A medium to high chance of showers and storms elsewhere. Light to moderate northwest to northeast winds, fresh at times over the Lasseter District.

Friday 20 January

A slight to medium chance of showers and storms, increasing to a high chance over the western Lasseter District. Light winds, tending moderate northwest in the southern districts in the morning.

Saturday 21 January

A slight to medium chance of showers and storms. Light winds.

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

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