Northern Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 5:00 am CST on Friday 30 September 2016.

Weather Situation

A weak trough lies near the base of the Top End and across the Carpentaria District, with isolated showers and storms to its north. Another trough develops to the west on Saturday, causing showers and storms to extend southwards again and a cloud band with areas of rain forming across southern and central parts by Sunday, including possible heavy falls over the Barkly. This cloud band clears from the southwest on Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy with a medium chance of showers and storms north of Elliott. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Light winds tending moderate east to northeast over central parts during the morning.

Fire Danger - Very High over the northwest Daly District. High elsewhere north of Tennant Creek.

Saturday 1 October

Partly cloudy with a slight to medium chance of showers and storms over most parts. Cloud increasing over southern and central parts during the day. Light to moderate northeast to northwest winds, tending moderate to fresh and gusty north to northwesterly south of the Top End during the day.

Sunday 2 October

Cloudy areas over southern and central parts with a high chance of rain and isolated thunderstorms. Possible heavy falls in the Barkly District may lead to localised flooding. Partly cloudy elsewhere with isolated showers and storms in most parts, clearing from the far southwest during the day. Light to moderate north to northwest winds becoming fresh and gusty northwest to southwesterly south of Tennant Creek during the day.

Monday 3 October

Partly cloudy with a medium chance of showers and storms north of Elliott. Cloudy with a high chance of rain and isolated thunderstorms over central parts, contracting to the northeast during the day. Possible heavy falls in the northern Barkly District may lead to localised flooding. Sunny in the south. Light winds tending moderate to fresh south to southeasterly south of of the Top End.

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

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