Northern Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm CST on Monday 22 December 2014.

Weather Situation

Generally hot and humid northerly winds over the Territory are converging into a broad trough moving into the far south with showers and storms throughout. A strong ridge extends into the Bight from Tuesday causing the trough to move north with showers and storms gradually clearing from the south as a cooler southeast flow develops, and showers and storms to increase ahead of the trough with possible heavy falls developing.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

A slight to medium chance of showers and storms throughout, reaching medium to high in the southwest and across most inland parts in the north. Damaging wind gusts with small hail possible with storms in the far southwest. Light to moderate northeast to northwest winds ahead of a late southerly change in the Lasseter District.

Tuesday 23 December

Slight to medium chance of showers and storms over the Lasseter and Simpson Districts. A medium to high chance of showers and storms to the north with moderate to heavy falls possible inland. Light to moderate northeast to northwest winds, tending cooler moderate to fresh south to southeast in the Lasseter and Simpson Districts.

Fire Danger - High about the coasts.

Wednesday 24 December

Partly cloudy over the southern Lasseter and southwest Simpson Districts. Slight to medium chance of showers and storms elsewhere, reaching medium to high over central and northern districts. Moderate to heavy falls possible inland over central and northern districts. Light to moderate northeast to northwest winds, tending cooler moderate south to southeast in the southern Tanami, Lasseter and Simpson districts.

Thursday 25 December

Mostly sunny over the Lasseter and southwestern Simpson districts. Elsewhere, slight to medium chance of showers and storms, reaching medium to high over central and northern districts. Moderate to heavy falls possible inland over central and northern districts. Light to moderate northeast to northwest winds, tending cooler moderate to fresh south to southeast in the southern Tanami, Lasseter and Simpson districts.

Friday 26 December

Mostly sunny over the Lasseter and Simpson districts. Elsewhere, slight to medium chance of showers and storms, reaching medium to high over central and northern districts. Moderate to heavy falls possible inland over central and northern districts. Light to moderate northeast to northwest winds, tending moderate to fresh south to southeast in the Tanami, Lasseter, Simpson and Barkly districts.

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

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