Flinders District Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:40 am CDT on Wednesday 16 January 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system southwest of Perth extends a ridge across waters south of SA to another high pressure system over the Tasman Sea. A broad trough of low pressure will persist over the State between these two highs until a stronger change moves over South Australia on Friday, followed by a high developing south of the Bight on Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Very hot. Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower from late this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending west to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 40s.

Fire Danger - Severe

Sun protection 9:00am to 5:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Very hot. Partly cloudy. Hawker 45
Very hot. Partly cloudy. Port Augusta 47
Very hot. Partly cloudy. Orroroo 46

Thursday 17 January

Very hot. Mostly sunny morning. Areas of raised dust west of the ranges in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall north of Hawker in the evening. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to 24 to 30 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 40s.

Friday 18 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the afternoon and evening. Areas of raised dust in the afternoon and evening. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly during the morning then tending southerly 25 to 40 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to 24 to 31 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 40.

Saturday 19 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower north of Hawker, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds southerly 20 to 25 km/h turning southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm CDT Wednesday.

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