North West Pastoral District Forecast

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Forecast updated at 12:40 pm CDT on Saturday 10 December 2022.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system west of Tasmania is moving east and will weaken as it approaches the Tasman sea. A low pressure trough will extend eastwards over the State during the weekend. A cooler, fresh southerly airstream is expected to develop early next week following the trough as a strong high develops well south of Western Australia.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower north of Marla, most likely in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall. Thunderstorms may be severe north of Marla. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h shifting south to southeasterly 25 to 40 km/h in the evening.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:10am to 5:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Coober Pedy 42
Mostly sunny. Roxby Downs 39
Partly cloudy. Woomera 38
Shower or two. Possible storm. Pukatja/Ernabella 40
Possible late storm. Marla 43
Mostly sunny. Oak Valley 42
Mostly sunny. Tarcoola 42

Sunday 11 December

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower south of Woomera. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds south to southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 37.

Monday 12 December

Mostly sunny. Winds south to southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending south to southeasterly during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

Tuesday 13 December

Mostly sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending south to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day then tending south to southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 31.

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

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