North East Pastoral District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm CST on Friday 18 September 2020.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system and a series of associated troughs over the far west of SA will move eastwards during Friday and Saturday. Another trough of low pressure will move across most parts of the State on Sunday and the far northeast early Monday, followed by another trough over the southern coastal regions on Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Cloudy. Areas of raised dust west of Leigh Creek early this evening. High (80%) chance of showers north of Leigh Creek, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe, with gusty winds south of Leigh Creek. Winds northeasterly 25 to 40 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the late evening.

Saturday 19 September

Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain east of Leigh Creek, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon, possibly severe with gusty winds. Heavy falls possible east of Leigh Creek. Winds northeasterly 30 to 45 km/h shifting west to northwesterly 35 to 50 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 30.

Sun protection 9:10am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Rain. Possible storm. Leigh Creek 15 23
Rain. Possible storm. Marree 16 25
Rain. Possible storm. Moomba 19 29
Sunny. Oodnadatta 13 28
Rain. Possible storm. Yunta 15 22

Sunday 20 September

Sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Yunta at night. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 25 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 36.

Monday 21 September

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower south of Yunta in the morning and early afternoon. Winds south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 28.

Tuesday 22 September

Sunny. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 26.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am CST Saturday.

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