Parkes Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:31 pm EDT on Friday 24 October 2014.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Summary
Partly cloudy.

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Partly cloudy. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.

Saturday 25 October

Summary
Min 13
Max 37
Sunny.

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm on the northern slopes in the early afternoon. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

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

UV Alert from 9:20 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Dubbo 16 37
Sunny. Parkes 13 37

Sunday 26 October

Summary
Min 12
Max 36
Sunny.

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Sunny. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 35 to 40.

Monday 27 October

Summary
Min 16
Max 32
Partly cloudy.

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending west to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 38.

Tuesday 28 October

Summary
Min 8
Max 27
Sunny.

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Sunny. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.

Wednesday 29 October

Summary
Min 7
Max 27
Sunny.

Thursday 30 October

Summary
Min 7
Max 29
Mostly sunny.

Friday 31 October

Summary
Min 9
Max 34
Sunny.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Saturday.

Product derived from IDN11060 and IDN11034