North East Pastoral District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm CDT on Sunday 28 February 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred southwest of WA extends a ridge of high pressure south of the Bight. The high will move to a position south of the Bight by Tuesday, continuing to move eastwards to be southwest of Tasmania by Friday. A slow-moving trough of low pressure is expected to hover over the west of the State for the next few days.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Clear. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Monday 1 March

Very hot. Mostly sunny. The chance of an afternoon thunderstorm in the far northeast. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 42.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:40am to 5:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Wind easing. Mostly sunny. Leigh Creek 23 37
Mostly sunny. Marree 22 40
Very hot and sunny. Moomba 25 41
Very hot and sunny. Oodnadatta 22 41
Mostly sunny. Yunta 13 30

Tuesday 2 March

Very hot in the north and sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 27 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 42.

Wednesday 3 March

Very hot in the north and sunny. Winds southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 26 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 41.

Thursday 4 March

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then tending south to southeasterly 20 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 37.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am CDT Monday.

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