Parkes Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Saturday 23 September 2017.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Summary
Windy. Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 5%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Hot this afternoon. Partly cloudy. Areas of raised dust on the southern plains early this evening. Winds northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h tending north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.

Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 3:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

Sunday 24 September

Summary
Min 10
Max 27
Possible morning shower.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.4 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of showers on the southern slopes in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms on the slopes in the afternoon. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming westerly 25 to 40 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 35.

Fire Danger
Central Ranges: Very High
North Western: Severe
Upper Central West Plains: High
Lower Central West Plains: High

Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower. Dubbo 14 31
Possible morning shower. Parkes 10 27

Monday 25 September

Summary
Min 5
Max 22
Partly cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 30.

Sun protection recommended from 9:00 am to 3:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

Tuesday 26 September

Summary
Min 4
Max 24
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 31.

Sun protection recommended from 9:00 am to 3:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

Wednesday 27 September

Summary
Min 8
Max 29
Becoming cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 5%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Becoming cloudy. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h turning north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 35.

Thursday 28 September

Summary
Min 10
Max 21
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 4 to 10 mm
Chance of any rain: 95%

Friday 29 September

Summary
Min 5
Max 22
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 10%

Saturday 30 September

Summary
Min 5
Max 19
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 10%

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Sunday.

Product derived from IDN11060 and IDN11034