Parkes Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Wednesday 18 January 2017.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Summary
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 20%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the north, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Thunderstorms likely in the north. Winds northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.

Sun protection recommended from 9:00 am to 5:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]

Thursday 19 January

Summary
Min 21
Max 37
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 5%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower on the northern plains, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm on the northern plains in the afternoon and early evening. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 27 with daytime temperatures reaching 35 to 42.

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

Sun protection recommended from 9:00 am to 5:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Dubbo 20 36
Mostly sunny. Parkes 21 37

Friday 20 January

Summary
Min 20
Max 28
Rain. Likely storm developing.
Possible rainfall: 15 to 25 mm
Chance of any rain: 95%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. A thunderstorm likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h early in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 32.

Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 5:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]

Saturday 21 January

Summary
Min 17
Max 23
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 5%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Sunny. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 5:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

Sunday 22 January

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

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Mostly sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Monday 23 January

Summary
Min 18
Max 36
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 20%

Tuesday 24 January

Summary
Min 23
Max 34
Hot. Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 1 to 6 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Wednesday 25 January

Summary
Min 19
Max 33
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 3 mm
Chance of any rain: 50%

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

Product derived from IDN11060 and IDN11034