Parkes Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Saturday 3 December 2016.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Summary
Max 36
Mostly sunny.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower on the northern slopes this afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm on the slopes this afternoon. Winds northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 36 to 42.

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

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Hot and mostly sunny. Dubbo 39
Mostly sunny. Parkes 36

Sunday 4 December

Summary
Min 15
Max 38
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Hot and mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 5:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

Monday 5 December

Summary
Min 19
Max 34
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 2 mm
Chance of any rain: 50%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Hot. Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 39.

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

Tuesday 6 December

Summary
Min 18
Max 30
Shower or two developing.
Possible rainfall: 3 to 15 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day then tending south to southwesterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 36.

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 5:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

Wednesday 7 December

Summary
Min 12
Max 28
Mostly sunny.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 10%

Thursday 8 December

Summary
Min 12
Max 29
Partly cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 5%

Friday 9 December

Summary
Min 12
Max 24
Partly cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 10%

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

Product derived from IDN11060 and IDN11034