Parkes Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:54 pm EDT on Thursday 30 October 2014.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Summary
Clear.

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Clear. Light winds.

Friday 31 October

Summary
Min 10
Max 36
Partly cloudy.

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the north in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm on the far northern plains in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

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

UV Alert from 9:10 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Dubbo 12 37
Partly cloudy. Parkes 10 36

Saturday 1 November

Summary
Min 17
Max 31
Some rain.

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the south, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northerly 25 to 35 km/h shifting southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the late morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 37.

Sunday 2 November

Summary
Min 8
Max 23
Sunny.

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Sunny. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

Monday 3 November

Summary
Min 5
Max 26
Sunny.

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly during the morning then becoming southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.

Tuesday 4 November

Summary
Min 7
Max 28
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 5 November

Summary
Min 10
Max 32
Possible late shower.

Thursday 6 November

Summary
Min 12
Max 35
Partly cloudy.

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

Product derived from IDN11060 and IDN11034