Parkes Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:53 am EDT on Tuesday 27 January 2015.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Summary
Max 26
Showers. Possible storm.

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, becoming less likely this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

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

UV Alert from 9:10 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Possible storm. Dubbo 25
Showers. Possible storm. Parkes 26

Wednesday 28 January

Summary
Min 15
Max 27
Partly cloudy.

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the north, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm on the northern plains in the afternoon and early evening. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 km/h before turning southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Thursday 29 January

Summary
Min 12
Max 26
Partly cloudy.

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Partly cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning southerly during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Friday 30 January

Summary
Min 13
Max 28
Mostly sunny.

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Saturday 31 January

Summary
Min 11
Max 28
Sunny.

Sunday 1 February

Summary
Min 14
Max 30
Sunny.

Monday 2 February

Summary
Min 15
Max 32
Sunny.

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

Product derived from IDN11060 and IDN11034