North West Pastoral District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:44 pm CST on Monday 20 May 2019.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure over the State will be near stationary for a few days. A trough of low pressure will move across the west of the State on Friday and a front will move across the south on the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Mostly clear. Light winds.

Tuesday 21 May

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower east of Coober Pedy in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Coober Pedy from the late morning. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Sun protection 10:20am to 2:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Coober Pedy 15 29
Partly cloudy. Roxby Downs 12 28
Shower or two clearing. Woomera 11 26
Mostly sunny. Pukatja/Ernabella 16 27
Mostly sunny. Marla 17 28
Sunny. Oak Valley 6 27
Cloud clearing. Tarcoola 9 27

Wednesday 22 May

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower south of Woomera, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Woomera in the morning and afternoon. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

Thursday 23 May

Sunny. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Friday 24 May

Partly cloudy. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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