Parkes Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Thursday 6 October 2022.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Summary
Possible shower.
Chance of any rain: 40%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm on the plains. Winds northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

Friday 7 October

Summary
Min 12
Max 19
Rain. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 15 to 20 mm
Chance of any rain: 100%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h turning northerly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 22.

Fire Danger
Central Ranges: No Rating
North Western: Moderate
Upper Central West Plains: No Rating
Lower Central West Plains: No Rating

Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Rain. Possible storm. Dubbo 13 19
Rain. Possible storm. Parkes 12 19

Saturday 8 October

Summary
Min 12
Max 17
Rain increasing. Possible heavy falls.
Possible rainfall: 20 to 35 mm
Chance of any rain: 95%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming southeast to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.

Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

Sunday 9 October

Summary
Min 5
Max 15
Rain easing.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 8 mm
Chance of any rain: 40%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain on the southern slopes, slight (30%) chance elsewhere, clearing during the day. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 19.

Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

Monday 10 October

Summary
Min 4
Max 18
Mostly sunny.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Mostly sunny. The chance of morning frost on the southern plains. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 21.

Tuesday 11 October

Summary
Min 7
Max 22
Mostly sunny.
Chance of any rain: 20%

Wednesday 12 October

Summary
Min 11
Max 22
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 2 to 15 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Thursday 13 October

Summary
Min 12
Max 20
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 8 to 25 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

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

Product derived from IDN11060 and IDN11034