Northern Territory Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am CST on Sunday 29 March 2015.

Weather Situation

Showers and storms in the north generally remaining isolated as a "break period" continues and drier air arrives from the south. A ridge of high pressure across southern Australia will maintain a gusty east to southeast flow across central and southern parts. Winds tend warmer northeasterly in the south during the week as a high strengthens in the Tasman Sea. Warm to hot conditions developing in the north as well due to mostly sunny, drier conditions.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

A slight to medium chance of showers and storms over the Top End, Carpentaria and northeast Barkly Districts, mainly in the afternoon and evening. Cloudy areas with a slight chance of showers over the Lasseter, far southern Tanami and far southwest Simpson Districts. Mostly sunny and dry elsewhere. Light to moderate east to southeast winds, tending fresh and gusty over central parts during the morning.

Fire Danger - Low to moderate throughout.

Monday 30 March

A slight to medium chance of showers and storms over the Top End, Carpentaria, northern Gregory and far northern Barkly Districts, mainly in the afternoon and evening. Mostly sunny and dry elsewhere, becoming warmer throughout. Light to moderate east to southeast winds, tending fresh and gusty over southern and central parts during the morning.

Tuesday 31 March

A slight to medium chance of showers and storms over the Top End, Carpentaria and northwest Gregory Districts, mainly in the afternoon and evening. Mostly sunny and dry elsewhere, warm throughout. Light to moderate east to southeast winds, tending fresh and gusty over central parts during the morning. Winds turning northeasterly in the far southwest.

Wednesday 1 April

A slight to medium chance of showers and storms over the Top End, Carpentaria and northwest Gregory Districts, mainly in the afternoon and evening. Cloudy areas with a slight chance of showers over the Lasseter District. Mostly sunny and dry elsewhere. Generally hot in the north, warm in the south. Light to moderate northeast to southeast winds, gusty over central parts during the morning.

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

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