North East Pastoral District Forecast

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Forecast updated at 8:17 am CDT on Saturday 19 January 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure in the far northeast will remain near stationary for a few days. A high will move in south of the Bight today. An upper level disturbance will move over the west of the State on the weekend and across the agricultural area on Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Very hot and sunny. Areas of raised dust north of Leigh Creek in the morning and early afternoon. Winds southeasterly 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 35 to 46.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:10am to 5:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Wind easing. Sunny. Leigh Creek 40
Very hot. Possible dust. Marree 44
Very hot. Dusty. Moomba 45
Very hot. Dusty. Oodnadatta 44
Mostly sunny. Yunta 33

Sunday 20 January

Very hot. Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a shower or thunderstorm south of Yunta. Winds southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending south to southeasterly in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to 21 to 31 with daytime temperatures reaching 36 to 46.

Monday 21 January

Very hot. Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the morning. Winds south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to 24 to 30 with daytime temperatures reaching 39 to 46.

Tuesday 22 January

Very hot. Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the afternoon and evening. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to 26 to 31 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 40s.

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

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