Parkes Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:34 pm EST on Tuesday 27 September 2016.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Summary
Clear.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Clear. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 3:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

Wednesday 28 September

Summary
Min 2
Max 19
Possible late shower.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of rain on the plains late in the evening or at night. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.

Fire Danger
Central Ranges: Low-Moderate
North Western: Low-Moderate
Upper Central West Plains: Low-Moderate
Lower Central West Plains: Low-Moderate

Sun protection recommended from 9:00 am to 3:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible late shower. Dubbo 3 21
Possible late shower. Parkes 2 19

Thursday 29 September

Summary
Min 9
Max 15
Rain. Wind easing.
Possible rainfall: 20 to 30 mm
Chance of any rain: 100%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northeasterly 25 to 40 km/h turning northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 18.

Sun protection recommended from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

Friday 30 September

Summary
Min 4
Max 12
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 20 to 30 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the south, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds north to northwesterly 30 to 40 km/h tending west to northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.

Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 3:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

Saturday 1 October

Summary
Min 7
Max 16
Cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 20%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower on the southern slopes in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.

Sunday 2 October

Summary
Min 5
Max 21
Possible late shower.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.4 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

Monday 3 October

Summary
Min 11
Max 19
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 1 to 5 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Tuesday 4 October

Summary
Min 8
Max 19
Possible shower.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.2 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Wednesday.

Product derived from IDN11060 and IDN11034