No warnings for the Northern Territory
Forecast issued at 5:00 am CST on Friday 26 August 2016.
A high pressure system moving across southern Australia directs a dry southeast surge throughout the Territory. . Winds tends warmer northerly in the south during the weekend ahead of a trough developing over WA. A cloud band associated with this trough approaches the southwest of the Territory late on Sunday and moves across central Australia early next week.
Forecast for the rest of Friday
Partly cloudy over the northern Top End and eastern Simpson District during the morning with a slight chance of morning showers about the northeast coast. Sunny elsewhere. Light to moderate east to southeast winds, fresh and gusty during the morning over central parts.
Fire Danger - Very High north of Elliott.
Saturday 27 August
Sunny apart from a slight chance of morning showers over the Tiwi District. Light to moderate east to southeast winds tending moderate to fresh northeast to northerly over the Lasseter, Tanami and western Simpson Districts.
Sunday 28 August
Cloud increasing with a slight chance of rain developing in the Lasseter and western Tanami Districts. Sunny elsewhere. Light to moderate east to southeast winds tending northerly south of Elliott and fresh and gusty northwesterly over the Tanami and Lasseter Districts.
Monday 29 August
Cloudy with a slight to medium chance of rain in the southwest Gregory, Tanami, Lasseter and Simpson Districts, and a slight chance of a storm. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Light to moderate northeast to northwest winds tending fresh and gusty in the western Barkly and northern Lasseter Districts during the day.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm CST Friday.