North East Pastoral District Forecast

View the current warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm CDT on Monday 27 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure over the south of the State will persist through to the middle of the week. A trough of low pressure lies over the far northeast of the State. A very hot northerly airstream will develop later in the week ahead of a trough of low pressure and associated upper feature that will drag tropical moisture into the State as the trough moves across the west and south on Friday and the northeast on Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far northeast early this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far northeast with gusty winds. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Tuesday 28 January

Very hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far northeast in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to southeasterly in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 28 with daytime temperatures reaching 36 to 42.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:10am to 5:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Leigh Creek 24 40
Very hot and sunny. Marree 25 42
Mostly sunny. Moomba 28 39
Very hot and sunny. Oodnadatta 25 43
Sunny. Yunta 15 35

Wednesday 29 January

Very hot and mostly sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to 21 to 29 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Thursday 30 January

Very hot and humid. Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower north of Oodnadatta, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Leigh Creek in the afternoon and evening. Areas of raised dust west of Leigh Creek in the afternoon and evening. Winds northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to 25 to 30 with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 42.

Friday 31 January

Humid. Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers west of Leigh Creek, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Areas of raised dust in the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northeasterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 30 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

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

Product IDS11054