Northern Territory Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:34 pm CST on Sunday 19 April 2015.

Weather Situation

An easterly flow extends over the Top End, with showers and storms in the north mainly about the coasts and Arnhem District. In the south, a cloud band across southern and central districts will clear over the next day or so. A strong high moving into the Bight is directing a cool southeast change across the southern half, extending northwards through the Territory early in the week. Showers and storms increasing a little in the north on Monday ahead of the surge as it reaches the base of the Top End, before dry air extends almost throughout from Tuesday. The high weakens and moves southeast towards the Tasman Sea from Wednesday with winds over the Territory tending easterly and easing.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

A slight to medium chance of showers and storms over the northern Arnhem District. Cloudy areas across central and southern parts with a slight chance of showers and storms over the Tanami and southern Barkly Districts. Moderate to fresh east to southeast winds.

Monday 20 April

A slight to medium chance of showers and storms over the north and eastern Top End, increasing to a high chance near the northeast Arnhem coast. Cloudy areas across central parts with the slight chance of an early morning shower or storm in the Tanami District. Mostly sunny elsewhere, cool in the south. Moderate southeast winds, fresh and gusty at times during the day.

Fire Danger - Low to Moderate.

Tuesday 21 April

A slight to medium chance of showers and storms over the northeast Top End and near the north coast. Sunny and dry elsewhere, cool in the south. Moderate southeast winds, fresh and gusty at times during the day.

Wednesday 22 April

A slight chance of showers and storms over the northeast Top End and near the north coast. Sunny and dry elsewhere, cool in the south. Moderate southeast winds, fresh and gusty at times during the morning over central parts.

Thursday 23 April

A slight chance of showers and storms near the north coast. Sunny and dry elsewhere. Moderate southeast winds.

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

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