Parkes Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:17 am EDT on Thursday 30 March 2017.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Summary
Max 22
Early shower clearing.
Chance of any rain: 20%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers on the northern slopes, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Showers possibly heavy at times on the northern slopes during this afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon. Winds south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

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

Sun protection recommended from 10:10 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Possible storm. Dubbo 25
Early shower clearing. Parkes 22

Friday 31 March

Summary
Min 9
Max 24
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Sun protection recommended from 10:20 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

Saturday 1 April

Summary
Min 8
Max 24
Sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 5%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Sunny. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Sun protection recommended from 10:10 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

Sunday 2 April

Summary
Min 10
Max 24
Partly cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 20%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower on the northern slopes, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

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

Monday 3 April

Summary
Min 11
Max 24
Possible shower.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.4 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

Tuesday 4 April

Summary
Min 11
Max 24
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.2 mm
Chance of any rain: 20%

Wednesday 5 April

Summary
Min 11
Max 24
Partly cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 20%

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

Product derived from IDN11060 and IDN11034