Parkes Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:18 am EDT on Thursday 23 October 2014.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Summary
Max 33
Possible shower.

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers on the slopes, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm this afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 32 to 37.

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

UV Alert from 9:10 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Possible storm. Dubbo 34
Possible shower. Parkes 33

Friday 24 October

Summary
Min 14
Max 34
Mostly sunny.

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Mostly sunny. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before shifting west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 38.

Saturday 25 October

Summary
Min 12
Max 35
Partly cloudy.

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Partly cloudy. Winds south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Sunday 26 October

Summary
Min 12
Max 35
Sunny.

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 39.

Monday 27 October

Summary
Min 13
Max 33
Possible shower.

Tuesday 28 October

Summary
Min 8
Max 27
Sunny.

Wednesday 29 October

Summary
Min 5
Max 27
Mostly sunny.

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

Product derived from IDN11060 and IDN11034