North East Pastoral District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm CDT on Thursday 22 November 2018.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system is now centred over the southern Tasman Sea, while a high has become centred well southwest of the Bight, extending a ridge over the west and north of the State. This high will move slowly eastwards on Friday, ahead of another low pressure system developing near the western border during Saturday morning then moving eastwards across the Bight during the day, before weakening and moving over central South Australia on Sunday. Another low is expected to develop in the far west on Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Winds southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Friday 23 November

Sunny. Light winds becoming southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 30.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:50am to 5:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Leigh Creek 8 25
Sunny. Marree 10 28
Sunny. Moomba 12 28
Sunny. Oodnadatta 12 31
Cloud clearing. Yunta 5 23

Saturday 24 November

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Leigh Creek. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h turning northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 38.

Sunday 25 November

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far northeast in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 34.

Monday 26 November

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower west of Leigh Creek in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm west of Leigh Creek in the afternoon and evening. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming northerly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 39.

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

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