Parkes Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:17 am EDT on Monday 24 November 2014.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Summary
Max 35
Showers. Possible storm.

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Hot. Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 39.

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

UV Alert from 8:50 am to 5:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Hot. Showers. Possible storm. Dubbo 38
Showers. Possible storm. Parkes 35

Tuesday 25 November

Summary
Min 12
Max 27
Partly cloudy.

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the north in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the early morning. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Wednesday 26 November

Summary
Min 6
Max 29
Sunny.

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Sunny morning. The chance of isolated thunderstorms on the northern slopes in the afternoon. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then tending southerly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Thursday 27 November

Summary
Min 9
Max 29
Sunny.

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning easterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.

Friday 28 November

Summary
Min 6
Max 30
Sunny.

Saturday 29 November

Summary
Min 9
Max 32
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 30 November

Summary
Min 13
Max 32
Partly cloudy.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Monday.

Product derived from IDN11060 and IDN11034