Northern Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm CST on Monday 26 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A moist west to northwest flow is causing showers and storms north of a trough lying through central parts of the Territory, and extending southwards across the western half. A high in the Great Australian Bight is directing a drier southeast surge across southern parts of the Territory, which will cause showers and storms to contract northwards towards the end of the week. Remaining hot through central parts of the Territory.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy in the eastern Simpson and southern Barkly Districts. Slight to medium chance of showers and storms elsewhere. Gusty storms over the Carpentaria and northern Barkly Districts. Moderate south to southeast winds south of Tennant Creek, with moderate southwest to northwest winds to the north, fresh at times about the north coast.

Tuesday 27 January

Hot in the Barkly District. Mostly sunny in the Simpson, southern Barkly and southeast Lasseter Districts. Slight to medium chance of showers and storms elsewhere, increasing to high over the Top End. Gusty storms over the Carpentaria and northern Barkly Districts. Moderate southeast winds south of Renner Springs, fresh at times in the morning. Light to moderate southwest to northwest winds to the north, fresh at times about the north coast.

Fire Danger - High in the Barkly South and Simpson East Districts.

Wednesday 28 January

Hot in the Barkly and Carpentaria District. Becoming sunny in the Simpson, Lasseter, Barkly and southeastern Tanami Districts. Slight to medium chance of showers and storms elsewhere. Moderate southeast winds south of Daly Waters, fresh at times in the morning. Light to moderate southwest to northwest winds to the north, fresh at times about the north coast.

Thursday 29 January

Hot to very hot in the Carpentaria and Barkly Districts. Sunny in the Simpson, Lasseter, Barkly, Tanami and southeast Gregory Districts. Slight to medium chance of showers and storms elsewhere. Light to moderate east to southeast winds south of Renner Springs, tending southwest to northwest to the north, fresh at times about the north coast.

Friday 30 January

Hot to very hot in the Carpentaria and Barkly Districts. Sunny in the Simpson, Lasseter, Barkly, eastern Tanami and southeast Gregory Districts. Slight to medium chance of showers and storms elsewhere. Light to moderate southeast to northeast winds south of Tennant Creek, tending west to northwest to the north, fresh at times about the north coast.

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

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