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Current Warnings

Barkly Forecast

  • Friday Sunny. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening.

  • Saturday Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Arnhem Highway. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then turning N 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon.

  • Sunday Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm northwest of Kakadu Highway. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then tending N/NW in the late afternoon.

  • Monday Mostly sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the day then turning N/NW during the afternoon.

  • Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower northwest of Kakadu Highway, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the day then tending N during the afternoon.

Issued Thu 19:50 EST

Barkly Observations

Latest Observations
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
09:00 CST
NNE 15   34.8 4.7 30.7 15 34 0 1010.1
17:20 CST
SE 22 30 39.3 -10.1 31.9 4 69 0.0 1009.2
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