Parkes Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Friday 24 February 2017.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Summary
Clear.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm on the northern slopes early this evening. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning southerly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

Saturday 25 February

Summary
Min 16
Max 32
Shower or two developing.
Possible rainfall: 2 to 8 mm
Chance of any rain: 50%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Mostly sunny. Medium (60%) chance of showers on the slopes, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending east to southeasterly 25 to 40 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 38.

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

Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two developing. Dubbo 18 35
Shower or two developing. Parkes 16 32

Sunday 26 February

Summary
Min 16
Max 30
Possible afternoon shower.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 2 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the north, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds easterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

Monday 27 February

Summary
Min 15
Max 32
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 5%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower on the northern slopes in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds easterly 25 to 35 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

Tuesday 28 February

Summary
Min 16
Max 33
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Wednesday 1 March

Summary
Min 16
Max 33
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 10%

Thursday 2 March

Summary
Min 15
Max 33
Partly cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 20%

Friday 3 March

Summary
Min 16
Max 34
Possible shower.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

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

Product derived from IDN11060 and IDN11034