North West Pastoral District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am CDT on Tuesday 18 January 2022.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system southwest of the Bight will move slowly eastwards to be centred near Tasmania later in the week. Remnants of a tropical low pressure system near the far northwest border of the state with move eastwards and continue to weaken during Tuesday. An upper level low pressure system and associated surface trough is expected to develop over the west of the State later in the week and then move only slowly eastwards on the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers or rain north of Coober Pedy, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Coober Pedy during the morning and afternoon. Winds south to southeasterly 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 21 to 29.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:30am to 5:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Rain easing. Coober Pedy 25
Rain easing. Roxby Downs 25
Possible shower. Woomera 25
Shower or two. Pukatja/Ernabella 23
Cloudy. Marla 28
Cloudy. Oak Valley 24
Partly cloudy. Tarcoola 26

Wednesday 19 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far north. Winds southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 33.

Thursday 20 January

Humid. Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 33.

Friday 21 January

Humid. Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers south of Woomera, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds east to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h tending south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon then tending east to southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 33.

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

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