Northern Territory Forecasts

IDD10111
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory

Territory Forecast
Issued at 5:00 am CST on Friday 25 April 2014

Warning Summary
For the latest warnings for the Northern Territory, please check the Bureau's
web site at www.bom.gov.au/nt/warnings/. 

Current Weather Summary and Future Developments:
A weak low in the Arafura Sea extends an active trough into the Gulf of
Carpentaria, generating an area of showers and storms over the northeastern Top
End. The low will remain off the north coast for the next few days before moving
to the west late in the weekend. Shower and storm activity gradually extending
across most of the Top End, tending more frequent about the northeast coast.
Mostly dry with east to southeast winds over central and southern parts of the
Territory with some cloud developing in the far southwest.

Forecast for Friday:
Isolated showers and storms over the northern and eastern Top End and
Roper-McArthur District, tending more frequent with some isolated heavy falls
about the north and east coasts. Mostly dry and sunny elsewhere apart from
cloudy areas in the far southwest. Light to moderate southeast to northeast
winds, fresh at times about the north and east coasts. 

Fire Danger: High in the northwest Top End and Barkly Districts. 

Forecast for Saturday:
Isolated showers and storms over the north and eastern Top End and
Roper-McArthur District, tending more frequent with isolated heavy falls about
the north and east coasts. Mostly dry and sunny elsewhere apart from cloudy
areas in the far southwest. Light to moderate southeast to northeast winds,
fresh at times about the north and east coasts.

Sunday Outlook:
Isolated showers and storms over the Top End and Roper-McArthur District,
tending more frequent  about the north coast. Mostly dry and sunny elsewhere
apart from cloudy areas in the far southwest.

Monday Outlook:
Isolated showers and storms over the Top End and Roper-McArthur District,
tending more frequent  about the north coast. Mostly dry and sunny elsewhere
apart from cloudy areas in the far southwest. 

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 pm CST Friday.