Prepare for a hot day at the Katherine Cup races on Saturday.
The Bureau of Meteorology has overnight upgraded its forecast and is now predicting a top of 36 degrees on race day.
Light winds are expected in the afternoon.
The forecast maximum is only a degree away from the August record in Katherine - experienced in 2016 with 37.4 degrees.
The bureau's forecast for Katherine on Sunday is Monday is for a top of 37 degrees.
Our average maximum for the month is 32 degrees.
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