Weather Warnings - Flood Advice for the NT
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Darwin Regional Forecasting Centre
FLOOD THREAT ADVICE
Issued by the BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, DARWIN
at 1115 CST Wednesday 22 MAY 2013
Alice Springs District, west of the Stuart Hwy, not including Alice Springs
In the 24 hours until 9am on Wednesday, widespread falls of 5-10mm and scattered
falls of 10-20mm were recorded in the Alice Springs and Barkly Districts, with
isolated falls of 20-40mm recorded in the northeastern Alice Springs District.
A trough in north of Tennent Creek will move north to the base of the Top End
and weaken over the next few days. Rain through the Barkly and Victoria River
Districts will ease and contract north today, as a high in the Bight extends a
ridge over central Australia directing a cooler, drier southerly surge through
the Territory. Isolated showers and possible storms ahead of the surge as it
reaches the base of the Top End on Thursday. Showers and storms contracting off
the north coast on Friday as the surge moves through the Top End.
FORECAST for the rest of today and Thursday
Mostly sunny and windy in the Alice Springs District. Rain clearing through the
Barkly and Victoria River Districts with scattered falls of 1-5mm, however this
is not expected to lead to flooding.
OUTLOOK for Friday and Saturday
Sunny and windy throughout the Territory.
No further advices will be issued unless the situation changes.
DARWIN Regional Forecasting Centre.