Parkes Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Thursday 22 February 2024.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Summary
Clear.
Chance of any rain: 5%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Mostly clear. Slight chance of a shower on the northern slopes early this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north early this evening. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning northerly in the evening.

Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

Friday 23 February

Summary
Min 22
Max 36
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 2 mm
Chance of any rain: 60%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers on the southern slopes, slight chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening, possibly severe. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h shifting southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the late morning and afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 40.

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

Sun protection recommended from 9:20 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Possible storm. Dubbo 22 37
Shower or two. Possible storm. Parkes 22 36

Saturday 24 February

Summary
Min 13
Max 31
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 20%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Mostly sunny. Medium chance of showers on the slopes in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm on the slopes in the morning and afternoon. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h turning east to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 35.

Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

Sunday 25 February

Summary
Min 14
Max 32
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Sunny. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

Sun protection recommended from 9:30 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

Monday 26 February

Summary
Min 16
Max 35
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Tuesday 27 February

Summary
Min 19
Max 35
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 5%

Wednesday 28 February

Summary
Min 21
Max 38
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 5%

Thursday 29 February

Summary
Min 21
Max 38
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 20%

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

Product derived from IDN11060 and IDN11034