Northern Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 5:00 am CST on Wednesday 8 December 2021.

Weather Situation

Showers and thunderstorms throughout much of the Territory due to a heat low over WA that extends a trough across the base of the Top End. A ridge strengthening across southern NT will gradually contract showers and thunderstorms northwards until the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Mostly sunny across the southern Lasseter and southern Simpson Districts. A slight to medium chance of showers and thunderstorms elsewhere, increasing to a medium to high chance across the Daly and Gregory Districts and the Tiwi Islands. Very hot in the southern Arnhem and northeast Carpentaria Districts. Moderate east to southeast winds south of Elliott, fresh and gusty during the morning in the Lasseter and Tanami Districts. Light to moderate east to northeast winds elsewhere.

Fire Danger - Low to moderate.

Thursday 9 December

Mostly sunny across the southern Lasseter, eastern Simpson and southern Barkly Districts. A slight to medium chance of showers and thunderstorms elsewhere, increasing to a medium to high chance across the Daly, Gregory and western Arnhem Districts and the Tiwi Islands. Moderate east to southeast winds south of Elliott, fresh and gusty during the morning. Light to moderate northeast to northwest winds elsewhere.

Friday 10 December

Mostly sunny across the Lasseter, Simpson, Tanami and Barkly Districts. A slight to medium chance of showers and thunderstorms elsewhere, increasing to a medium to high chance across the Top End. Light winds across the Top End. Light to moderate southeast to northeast winds elsewhere, fresh and gusty at times through central districts.

Saturday 11 December

Mostly sunny across the eastern Lasseter, Simpson, Tanami and Barkly Districts. A slight to medium chance of showers and thunderstorms elsewhere, increasing to a medium to high chance over the northwest Daly District, Cobourg Peninsula and the Tiwi Islands. Very hot in the Carpentaria, Gregory, northern Barkly and western Tanami Districts. Light to moderate northeast to southeast winds, tending northeast to northwesterly in the Tanami and Lasseter Districts.

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

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